beechwood


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beechwood

(ˈbiːtʃwʊd)
n
1. (Crafts) cabinetmaking wood from a beech tree
2. a group of beech trees
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.beechwood - wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles
beech, beech tree - any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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Translations

beechwood

[ˈbiːtʃwʊd] N
1. (= group of trees) → hayedo m, hayal m
2. (= material) → (madera f de) haya f
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References in classic literature ?
"One day, over a hundred years ago, Ursula Townley was waiting for Kenneth MacNair in a great beechwood, where brown nuts were falling and an October wind was making the leaves dance on the ground like pixy-people."
Kenneth MacNair was a dark-eyed young sea-captain of the next settlement, and it was to meet him that Ursula stole to the beechwood on that autumn day of crisp wind and ripe sunshine.
This letter asked Ursula to meet Kenneth in the beechwood the next afternoon, and so she stole away there when suspicious father and watchful stepmother thought she was spinning in the granary loft."
It was almost noon when they reached town and found their way to "Beechwood." It was quite a fine old mansion, set back from the street in a seclusion of green elms and branching beeches.
"Well, in the first place, here is my chisel." So saying, he displayed a sharp strong blade, with a handle made of beechwood.
BEECHWOOD ALBION .........................5 RIVERSIDE ..............................................2 In a match where there wasn't a huge difference between the teams Beechwood taught Riverside a lesson in finishing.
BEECHWOOD CEMETERY IN the heart of Ottawa, is not just Canada's National Military Cemetery, but the final resting place of so many Ottawa families that a visitor is immediately struck by the coincidence of local street names and the names on hundreds of plaques and tombstones.
Beechwood Lawn Tennis Club enjoyed a double win at Warwickshire Lawn Tennis Association's annual awards, scooping 'Club of the Year' and 'James Cooper Performance Coach of the Year', in the 50th year at its clubhouse in Beechwood Avenue, Earlsdon.
Beechwood Hospitality of Little Rock is seeking to foreclose on a Bentonville hotel it sold to a group of investors in 2016.
Here Beechwood Primary School and Nursery, Meredith Street, Crewe, CW1 2PH, is put into focus to show its scores in relation to other schools in the area.
Four employees have been suspended at Beechwood Care Home while an investigation is carried out into the 2015 incident.
Related: CNO cancels LTCI reinsurance arrangement The Carmel, Indiana-based company recaptured about $505 million in assets from the reinsurer, Beechwood Re Ltd.