verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for wood
- out of a dangerous, perplexing, or difficult situation; secure; safe.
- no longer in precarious health or critical condition; out of danger and recovering.
Origin of wood1
SYNONYMS FOR wood
OTHER WORDS FROM woodwood·less, adjective
Words nearby wood
Example sentences from the Web for wooding
Wooding opened fire and drove out the infantry support from the opposite forest.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
It offers an excellent resort for vessels, and is convenient for all the purposes of refitting, wooding, and watering.
The Officers and Soldiers supplies and wooding the garrison is to be paid by a draft on the pay-master at Halifax.Glimpses of the Past|W. O. Raymond
From this day till Monday 14th we were employ'd wooding and watering, being frequently interrupted by heavy rains.
Besides the necessary work of wooding and watering, we struck the main-top-mast to fix new trestle-trees and back-stays.
British Dictionary definitions for wooding (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for wooding (2 of 3)
- a long-shafted club with a broad wooden or metal head, used for driving: numbered from 1 to 7 according to size, angle of face, etc
- (as modifier)a wood shot
- casks, barrels, etc, made of wood
- from the wood (of a beverage) from a wooden container rather than a metal or glass one