- methyl alcohol.
- (especially in folklore) a supernatural, incorporeal being believed to inhabit the forest.
Origin of wood spirit
Examples from the Web for wood spirit
Historical Examples of wood spirit
So he summoned up his courage and addressed the wood-spirit as he thought.Fairy Tales from the German Forests
"We thought he was a wood-spirit—a—a—I can't remember the name," said Cecil.Five Minutes' Stories
Mrs. (Mary Louisa) Molesworth
Wood-spirit, petroleum and coal-tar distillates are condensed in plant of the latter type.
The Tengus of Japanese legend have many of the characteristic marks of the wood-spirit.The Sacred Tree
J. H. Philpot
- chem another name for methanol