of, relating to, or made of driftwood: a driftwood lamp.
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How to use driftwood in a sentence
More fanciful ones, such as the life-size Tyrannosaurus rex made of driftwood, make up a path he named Whimsy Way.
In Olympic, if you’re planning to hike along the rugged, driftwood-covered coast, you’ll first need to consult a tide chart to time your trek just right.
He cooks on a fire if it’s legal to have one in the area, bringing tinfoil to wrap calorie-dense foods like potatoes and sausages together so they can be thrown on the driftwood coals.
They built a house out of driftwood and blocks of snow, and the men spent their days hiking and collecting scientific data.The Woman Who Survived Two Years Alone in the Arctic | Fiona Zublin | December 9, 2020 | Ozy
Immediately after the hurricane, for example, rain-saturated driftwood and debris would have been useless.Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath | Kevin Fallon | November 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Trickle-down government” is just another piece of American political driftwood to wash ashore this year.
The only training BP has provided for the public is to teach us how to safely pick up trash and driftwood from our own beaches.
They are votaries of the weed, making their pipes either out of driftwood, or of the bones of animals they have used for food.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
We were mere atoms in a vast wave of horn and bone and flesh that bore us onward as the tide floats driftwood.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
He felt as Columbus felt when he saw the land bird alighting upon his ship and the driftwood floating by.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
Walking, half awake, Ida floundered among the boulders and through a horrible maze of whitened driftwood cast up by the stream.The Gold Trail | Harold Bindloss
A huge pile of driftwood was brought up from the shore and heaped on the fire by the ledge.The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith
British Dictionary definitions for driftwood
wood floating on or washed ashore by the sea or other body of water
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