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Meaning of 'wood' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Wood [ a.]
- Mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic.
2 . Wood [ n.]
- A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; -- frequently used in the plural.
- The substance of trees and the like; the hard fibrous substance which composes the body of a tree and its branches, and which is covered by the bark; timber.
- The fibrous material which makes up the greater part of the stems and branches of trees and shrubby plants, and is found to a less extent in herbaceous stems. It consists of elongated tubular or needle-shaped cells of various kinds, usually interwoven with the shinning bands called silver grain.
- Trees cut or sawed for the fire or other uses.
3 . Wood [ v. i.]
- To grow mad; to act like a madman; to mad.
- To take or get a supply of wood.
4 . Wood [ v. t.]
- To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.

Meaning of 'wood' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . wood [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head
Example in sentence:
  • metal woods are now standard