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Origin of woad
Example sentences from the Web for woad
On her right, warriors, long-haired, mustached and painted with woad.Nirvana Days|Cale Young Rice
If the woad was not given up, they threatened to destroy the whole of Guildford by fire the next morning.Highways and Byways in Surrey|Eric Parker
As a last remonstrance, Furlong exclaimed, "And pewhaps this fellow can't wide, and don't know the woad."Handy Andy, Volume One|Samuel Lover
It was also held to be good in many places for madder, hops, and woad.The Land-War In Ireland (1870)|James Godkin
Years went on, and men clad in skins, and dyed blue with woad, came from the shores of Gaul.