[ wool-ij, -ich ]

  1. a former borough of Greater London, England, now part of Greenwich and Newham: royal military academy and arsenal.

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How to use Woolwich in a sentence

  • If ships sail over the sea as fast as railways run across the land; if Helles is nearer Woolwich than Calais; then he is right.

  • This morning Sir Williams both went to Woolwich to sell some old provisions there.

  • And then we took boat to Woolwich, where we staid and gave order for the fitting out of some more ships presently.

  • So to Greenwich; and had a fine pleasant walk to Woolwich, having in our company Captn.

  • Then to a trial of several sorts of hemp, but could not perform it here so well as at Woolwich, but we did do it pretty well.