noun Southern U.S.
Origin of lightwood
Examples from the Web for lightwood
The Butterfly Man knelt, thrust a handful of lightwood splinters under the pile, and touched a match here and there.Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man|Marie Conway Oemler
The bird descended as far as the lightwood, but would not be coaxed to come any nearer.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
Lightwood was at home when he got to the Chambers, and had dined alone there.
It might be worth knowing what this strange man's business was with Lightwood, or Wrayburn, or both, at such an unseasonable hour.
Mr Lightwood explained that he came from the proctor's, with whom he had been engaged in transacting Mr Boffin's affairs.