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Woods

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noun
Eldrick [el-drik], /ˈɛl drɪk/, "Tiger", born 1975, U.S. professional golfer.
Lake of the. Lake of the Woods.
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British Dictionary definitions for Woods (1 of 3)

woods
/ (wʊdz) /

pl n
closely packed trees forming a forest or wood, esp a specific one
another word for backwoods (def. 2)
the woodwind instruments in an orchestraSee also wood 1 (def. 8)
neck of the woods informal an area or localitya quiet neck of the woods

British Dictionary definitions for Woods (2 of 3)

Woods1

noun
Lake of the Woods See Lake of the Woods

British Dictionary definitions for Woods (3 of 3)

Woods2
/ (wʊdz) /

noun
Tiger, real name Eldrick Woods . born 1975, US golfer: youngest US Masters champion and first Black golfer to win a major championship; winner of the US Masters (1997, 2001–02, 2005), US Open (2000, 2002, 2008), British Open Championship (2000, 2005–06), and the PGA Championship (1999, 2000, 2006-07); in 2001 he became the only player to hold all four major titles at once
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