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bogwood

[bog-woo d, bawg-]
noun
  1. bog oak.
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Origin of bogwood

First recorded in 1820–30; bog1 + wood1
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Examples from the Web for bogwood

Historical Examples

  • Owen followed him within the hut, and stooping down to the fire, lighted a piece of bogwood to enable him to see.

    St. Patrick's Eve

    Charles James Lever

  • Some one struck a light and illuminated a branch of bogwood which he held above his head as a torch.

    The Northern Iron

    George A. Birmingham

  • A splinter of bogwood was soon kindled, and by its light I saw that we had been conducted by two girls.


British Dictionary definitions for bogwood

bogwood

noun
  1. another name for bog oak
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