noun Date: 14th century wood used for fuel

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  • Firewood — Fire wood (f[imac]r w[oo^]d ), n. Wood for fuel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • firewood — late 14c., from FIRE (Cf. fire) (n.) + WOOD (Cf. wood) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • firewood — ► NOUN ▪ wood that is burnt as fuel …   English terms dictionary

  • firewood — [fīr′wood΄] n. wood used as fuel …   English World dictionary

  • Firewood — For the Witchcraft album, see Firewood (album). Cordwood redirects here. For the construction material, see Cordwood construction. Firewood on the way to market Firewood is any wood like material that is gathered and used for fuel. Generally,… …   Wikipedia

  • firewood — noun Wood intended to be burned, typically for heat. After many days of hard work, we finally had enough firewood for the winter …   Wiktionary

  • firewood — [[t]fa͟ɪ͟ə(r)wʊd[/t]] N UNCOUNT Firewood is wood that has been cut into pieces so that it can be burned on a fire …   English dictionary

  • firewood — malkos statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Supjauta apvali arba skaldyta mediena. Daroma iš plonų rąstų, viršūnių, šakų. Prastesnės kokybės naudojama kurui, anglių deginimui, sausajai distiliacijai, geresnės – hidrolizei,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • firewood — /fuyeur wood /, n. wood suitable for fuel. [1350 1400; ME ferwode. See FIRE, WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • firewood — Synonyms and related words: backlog, bavin, beam, billet, board, boarding, brush, brushwood, clapboard, cord, cordwood, deal, driftwood, fagot, hardwood, kindling, kindlings, lath, lathing, lathwork, log, lumber, panelboard, paneling, panelwork,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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