Origin of woad
How to use woad in a sentence
Weld is a totally distinct word from woad, but most dictionaries confound them.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
On this site the flint knappers are still at work, using practically the same rude tool as their primitive woad-painted ancestors.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
There is another ore of manganese, called black woad, which inflames spontaneously when mixed with oil.
The ancient Briton must have vied with his neighbor in different designs with the woad plant.
No dressmaker's or tailor's bills; or at the least, very small ones; for "woad" could not ruin us very much.