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An uncultivated forest or wooded area.


(Forestry) archaic a wood or forest growing in a natural uncultivated state



a wood growing in the wild or natural state; forest.
[before 1150]
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Our fears must have been prophetic, for on that same evening the wildwood discharged upon us Milly's preordained confiscator--our fee to adjustment and order.
Huck found a spring of clear cold water close by, and the boys made cups of broad oak or hickory leaves, and felt that water, sweet- ened with such a wildwood charm as that, would be a good enough substitute for coffee.
But nothing of the sort occurred during this hideous death march, and with the first pale heralding of dawn we reached our goal--an open place in the midst of a tangled wildwood. Here rose in crumbling grandeur the first evidences I had seen of the ancient civilization which once had graced fair Albion--a single, time-worn arch of masonry.
Spring decked the hallowed emblem with young blossoms and fresh green boughs; Summer brought roses of the deepest blush, and the perfected foliage of the forest; Autumn enriched it with that red and yellow gorgeousness which converts each wildwood leaf into a painted flower; and Winter silvered it with sleet, and hung it round with icicles, till it flashed in the cold sunshine, itself a frozen sunbeam.
The ravine was so overgrown with tangled vines and wildwood that had there ever been a pathway it was now completely obliterated; and it was with difficulty that the man forced his way through the entangling creepers and tendrils.
The wildwood covers the virgin mould,--and the same soil is good for men and for trees.
Work began on the Kielderhead Wildwood Project last year as a joint venture between Northumberland Wildlife Trust and Forestry England.
Steven Lipscombe, Kielderhead wildwood officer, said: "So much of conservation is about trying to protect what we have and trying to make sure we don't lose things.
Saturday, a child walking to a friend's house in the Timber Oaks subdivision was approached by the girl near Wildwood Drive and Eastview Road.
Take Wildwood Organic's "super firm" vacuum-packed High Protein.
The broadcasting legend is taking the Under The Apple Tree Sessions out on the road and the tour will be headlined by indie/folk trio Wildwood Kin with regional acts handpicked by Bob for each show.
Fire crews were called after 10am on Saturday to the Wildwood restaurant on Mostyn Street, Llandudno, after a fault in a pizza oven, air extraction unit sparked the blaze.