fatwood
noun Date: 1904 chiefly Southern lightwood

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fatwood — is a fire starter that is cut from the stump of a pine tree. The base of the pine tree collects the fire starting resin that flows throughout the tree; when the tree is cut down, the stump has retained all of the resin and becomes the perfect… …   Wikipedia

  • fatwood — [fat′wood΄] n. Chiefly South LIGHTWOOD …   English World dictionary

  • fatwood — /fat wood /, n. South Atlantic States. kindling; lightwood. [1905 10; FAT + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fatwood — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun South & Midland : lightwood 1 * * * /fat wood /, n. South Atlantic States. kindling; lightwood. [1905 10; FAT + WOOD1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of fictional books — A fictional book is a non existent book created specifically for (i.e. within) a work of fiction. This is not a list of works of fiction (i.e., actual novels, mysteries, etc), but rather imaginary books that do not actually exist.UsesSuch a book… …   Wikipedia

  • lightwood — /luyt wood , ood/, n. Southern U.S. 1. Also called fatwood. kindling. 2. resinous pine wood used for kindling. [1675 85; LIGHT1 + WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

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