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[fat-woo d] /ˈfætˌwʊd/
noun, South Atlantic States.
kindling; lightwood.
Origin of fatwood
First recorded in 1905-10; fat + wood1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He threw another chunk of fatwood on the fire, and watched the smoky flame go dancing up the chimney.

    The Purple Heights Marie Conway Oemler
  • Somebody, discovering Daddy Neptune's woodpile, had kindled a fatwood torch.

    The Purple Heights Marie Conway Oemler

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