firewood

[ fahyuh r-woo d ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌwʊd /

noun

wood suitable for fuel.

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Origin of firewood

First recorded in 1350–1400, firewood is from the Middle English word ferwode. See fire, wood1
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Word Origin and History for firewood

firewood


n.

late 14c., from fire (n.) + wood (n.).

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