bearwood

[bair-woo d]

Origin of bearwood

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; bear2 + wood1
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Historical Examples of bearwood

  • I sent your gift-books of Hawthorne, yesterday, to the Walters of Bearwood, who had never heard of them!


British Dictionary definitions for bearwood

bearwood

noun
  1. another name for cascara (def. 2)
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