Wood used as fuel.
(countable and uncountable, plural firewoods)
- Wood intended to be burned, typically for heat.
- After many days of hard work, we finally had enough firewood for the winter.
- The rest was reduced to firewood long ago.
- As firewood oak holds a high position, though in Germany it is considered inferior to beech for that purpose.
- Brushwood and rough pasturage of some sort is found almost everywhere, except in the neighbourhood of the larger settlements, where forage and firewood have to be brought in from long distances.
- In the middle of the night three soldiers, having brought some firewood, settled down near him and began lighting a fire.
- Both places were captured in 1169 by a great expedition under the command of Valdemar and Absalon; the hideous colossal idol of Riigievit was chopped into firewood for the Danish caldrons, and the Wends were christened at the point of the sword and placed beneath the jurisdiction of the see of Roskilde.