Wood is defined as the layer below the bark on a tree or an item made with this material.(noun)
The definition of wood is something made out of the layer right under a tree's bark.(adjective)
An example of wood used as an adjective is the phrase "wood chair," which means a chair made out of the layer under the bark of a tree.
See wood in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME wode < OE wudu, earlier widu, akin to OHG wito < IE base *widhu-, tree > OIr fid, Welsh gwŷdd, tree, forest
Origin: ME < OE wod, akin to Ger wut, rage: see Woden
See wood in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English wode
Origin: , from Old English wudu.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English wōd; see wet-1 in Indo-European roots.
, Leonard 1860-1927.
See wood in Ologies
an intense dislike for wood.
a mania for wood.
the skill, craft, or trade of a joiner or carpenter; woodworking. —joiner, n.
the process of turning into wood or becoming woodlike.
a form of decoration, often used in furniture-making, composed of inlays of wood veneers of different colors.
mosaic work in wood, a form of marquetry, used mostly for floors and wainscoting.
the process or craft of fashioning wood on a lathe.
a branch of dendrology that studies the structure of wood.
a form of divination involving small pieces of wood.
the art or technique of producing a picture or design on a piece of wood by burning it with a heated, pointed instrument. Also called poker painting.
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