[fahyuh r-woo d]
- wood suitable for fuel.
Origin of firewood
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Examples from the Web for firewood
A small outdoor television satellite dish sticks out of tall grass alongside a few piles of firewood.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why.
September 29, 2014
They make a 0.75 cubic foot bag of firewood blazing with a Hotsticks logo.
Firewood is tracked down to “source documentation,” which producers must provide to purchasers.
“Untreated,” in this case, refers to firewood that has not been heat-treated.
If you have firewood in the state, you have to have the source documentation.
The early habitant was laying in his day's supply of firewood.One Day's Courtship
Children were gathering roots and thorn branches for firewood.Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land
Henry Van Dyke
I 've seen him harness the donkey, and go off for a load of firewood.That Boy Of Norcott's
Charles James Lever
Their families ate the birds, and the hencoop was split into firewood with a hatchet.Amy Foster
This place was used for the storage of firewood, but just now was almost empty.Dave Porter At Bear Camp
Word Origin and History for firewood
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