[woo d-id]


covered with or abounding in woods or trees.

Origin of wooded

First recorded in 1595–1605; wood1 + -ed3
Related formsun·wood·ed, adjectivewell-wood·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for well-wooded

Historical Examples of well-wooded

  • It occurs in all well-wooded parts of the country, both in the plains and the hills.

  • It is so fond of trees, that it is seldom to be seen except in a well-wooded district.

    Bible Animals;

    J. G. Wood

  • The residence there was commodious in a well-wooded and fertile district.

    Pabo, The Priest

    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • Before the war it was a well-wooded ridge with pretty enclosures and villages.

    Ypres 1914

    Otto Schwink

  • In the middle is a well-wooded island, adapted for cultivation.

British Dictionary definitions for well-wooded


adjective (well wooded when postpositive)

having abundant trees, shrubs, grasses, etca well-wooded escarpment



covered with or abounding in woods or trees
(in combination) having wood of a specified charactera soft-wooded tree
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