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witch hunt
noun Date: 1885 1. a searching out for persecution of persons accused of witchcraft 2. the searching out and deliberate harassment of those (as political opponents) with ...
witch of Agnesi
noun Etymology: Maria Gaetana Agnesi died 1799 Italian mathematician; witch, translation of Italian versiera cubic curve (influenced by Italian versiera female demon) Date: ...
witch-hunter
noun see witch hunt
witch-hunting
noun or adjective see witch hunt
witchcraft
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. the use of sorcery or magic b. communication with the devil or with a familiar 2. an irresistible influence or fascination 3. ...
witchery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1546 1. a. the practice of witchcraft ; sorcery b. an act of witchcraft 2. an irresistible fascination
witches' brew
noun Date: 1868 a potent or fearsome mixture
witches' Sabbath
noun Date: circa 1676 a midnight assembly of witches, devils, and sorcerers for the celebration of rites and orgies
witches'-broom
noun Date: 1881 an abnormal tufted growth of small branches on a tree or shrub caused especially by parasitic organisms (as fungi, viruses, or aphids)
witchgrass
noun Etymology: probably alteration of quitch (grass) Date: 1790 1. quack grass 2. [witch (I)] a North American grass (Panicum capillare) with slender brushy panicles that ...
witching
I. noun Date: before 12th century the practice of witchcraft ; sorcery II. adjective Date: 14th century of, relating to, or suitable for sorcery or supernatural ...
witchlike
adjective see witch I
witchweed
noun Date: 1904 any of a genus (Striga) of yellow-flowered Old World plants of the snapdragon family that are damaging root parasites of grasses (as sorghum and maize) and ...
witchy
adjective see witch I
wite
I. transitive verb (wited; witing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wītan; akin to Old High German wīzan to blame, Old English witan to know Date: before 12th ...
witenagemot
or witenagemote noun Etymology: Old English witena gemōt, from witena (genitive plural of wita sage, adviser) + gemōt gemot Date: before 12th century an Anglo-Saxon council ...
witenagemote
noun see witenagemot
with
preposition Etymology: Middle English, against, from, with, from Old English; akin to Old English wither against, Old High German widar against, back, Sanskrit vi apart Date: ...
with a capital
phrasal — used with a following capital letter to emphasize or qualify a preceding word
with a vengeance
phrasal 1. with great force or vehemence 2. to an extreme or excessive degree
with a view to
phrasal with the object of
with an eye to
also with an eye toward phrasal 1. with awareness or contemplation of 2. with the object of
with an eye toward
phrasal see with an eye to
with child
phrasal pregnant
with flying colors
phrasal with complete or eminent success
with kid gloves
phrasal with special consideration
with one voice
phrasal without dissent ; unanimously
with one's pants down
phrasal in an embarrassing position (as of being unprepared to act)
with reason
phrasal with good cause
with regard to
phrasal in regard to
with respect to
phrasal with reference to ; in relation to
with young
phrasal pregnant — used of a female animal
with-it
adjective Date: 1959 socially or culturally up-to-date
withal
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from with + all, al all Date: 13th century 1. together with this ; besides 2. archaic therewith 1 3. on the other hand ; ...
withdraw
verb (withdrew; withdrawn; withdrawing) Etymology: Middle English, from with from + drawen to draw Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to take back or away ; ...
withdrawable
adjective see withdraw
withdrawal
noun Date: 1749 1. a. the act of taking back or away something that has been granted or possessed b. removal from a place of deposit or investment c. (1) the ...
withdrawing room
noun Date: 1591 a room to retire to (as from a dining room); especially drawing room
withdrawn
adjective Date: 1615 1. removed from immediate contact or easy approach ; isolated 2. socially detached and unresponsive ; exhibiting withdrawal ; introverted • ...
withdrawnness
noun see withdrawn
withe
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English withthe; akin to Old English wīthig withy Date: before 12th century a slender flexible branch or twig; especially one ...
withe rod
noun Date: 1846 a viburnum (Viburnum cassinoides) of eastern North America with tough slender shoots
Wither
biographical name George 1588-1667 English poet & pamphleteer
wither
I. verb (withered; withering) Etymology: Middle English widren; probably akin to Middle English weder weather Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to become dry and ...
withering
adjective Date: 1579 acting or serving to cut down or destroy ; devastating • witheringly adverb
witheringly
adverb see withering
witherite
noun Etymology: German Witherit, irregular from William Withering died 1799 English physician Date: 1794 a translucent white or gray orthorhombic mineral consisting of a ...
withers
noun plural Etymology: probably from obsolete English wither- against, from Middle English, from Old English, from wither against; from the withers being the parts which resist ...
withershins
variant of widdershins
withhold
verb (withheld; -holding) Etymology: Middle English, from with from + holden to hold — more at with Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to hold back from action ; ...
withholder
noun see withhold
withholding tax
noun Date: 1940 a deduction (as from wages, fees, or dividends) levied at a source of income as advance payment on income tax
within
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English withinne, from Old English withinnan, from with + innan inwardly, within, from in Date: before 12th century 1. in or into the interior ; ...
within an ace of
phrasal on the point of ; very near to
within an inch of
phrasal almost to the point of
within call
phrasal within hearing or reach of a summons ; subject to summons
within reason
phrasal within reasonable limits
withindoors
adverb Date: 1581 indoors
Withlacoochee
geographical name 1. river 110 miles (177 kilometers) S Georgia & NW Florida flowing SE into the Suwannee 2. river 120 miles (193 kilometers) NW central Florida flowing NW ...
without
I. preposition Etymology: Middle English withoute, from Old English withūtan, from with + ūtan outside, from ūt out — more at out Date: before 12th century 1. outside ...
withoutdoors
adverb Date: 1617 outdoors
withstand
transitive verb (withstood; -standing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English withstandan, from with against + standan to stand Date: before 12th century 1. a. to ...
withy
I. noun (plural withies) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīthig; akin to Old High German wīda willow, Latin vitis vine, viēre to plait — more at wire Date: ...
witless
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. destitute of wit or understanding ; foolish 2. mentally deranged ; crazy • witlessly adverb • witlessness noun
witlessly
adverb see witless
witlessness
noun see witless
witling
noun Date: 1693 1. a would-be wit 2. a person of little wit
witloof
noun Etymology: Dutch dialect witloof chicory, from Dutch wit white + loof foliage Date: 1885 chicory 1; also Belgian endive
witness
I. noun Etymology: Middle English witnesse, from Old English witnes knowledge, testimony, witness, from 2wit Date: before 12th century 1. attestation of a fact or event ; ...
witness stand
noun Date: 1853 a stand or an enclosure from which a witness gives evidence in a court
witness-box
noun Date: 1806 chiefly British an enclosure in which a witness sits or stands while testifying in court
Witt, de
biographical name Johan 1625-1672 Dutch statesman
Witte
biographical name Sergey Yulyevich 1849-1915 Russian statesman
Witte, de
biographical name Emanuel 1617-1692 Dutch painter
witted
adjective Date: 14th century having wit or understanding — usually used in combination
Wittekind
or Widukind biographical name died circa 807 Saxon warrior
Witten
geographical name city W Germany SW of Dortmund population 105,242
Wittenberg
geographical name city E central Germany E of Dessau population 48,718
Wittgenstein
biographical name Ludwig Josef Johan 1889-1951 British (Austrian-born) philosopher • Wittgensteinian adjective
Wittgensteinian
adjective see Wittgenstein
witticism
noun Etymology: witty + -cism (as in criticism) Date: 1651 a cleverly witty and often biting or ironic remark
Wittig
biographical name Georg 1897-1987 German chemist
wittily
adverb see witty
wittiness
noun see witty
witting
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. chiefly dialect knowledge or awareness of something ; cognizance 2. chiefly dialect information obtained or communicated ; news II. adjective ...
wittingly
adverb see witting II
wittol
noun Etymology: Middle English wetewold, from weten, witen to know + cokewold cuckold — more at wit Date: 15th century 1. archaic a man who knows of his wife's infidelity ...
witty
adjective (wittier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. archaic having good intellectual capacity ; intelligent 2. amusingly or ingeniously clever in conception or execution ...
Witwatersrand
geographical name ridge of gold-bearing rock 62 miles (100 kilometers) long & 23 miles (37 kilometers) wide NE Republic of South Africa in Gauteng and North West provinces
wive
verb (wived; wiving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīfian, from wīf woman, wife Date: before 12th century intransitive verb to marry a woman transitive ...
wives
plural of wife
wiz
noun Date: 1902 wizard 3
wizard
I. noun Etymology: Middle English wysard, from wis, wys wise Date: 15th century 1. archaic a wise man ; sage 2. one skilled in magic ; sorcerer 3. a very clever or ...
wizardly
adjective Date: 1588 1. having characteristics of a wizard 2. marvelous in construction or operation
wizardry
noun (plural -ries) Date: 1583 1. the art or practices of a wizard ; sorcery 2. a. a seemingly magical transforming power or influence b. great skill or cleverness ...
wizen
I. verb (wizened; wizening) Etymology: Middle English wisenen, from Old English wisnian; akin to Old High German wesanēn to wither, Lithuanian vysti Date: before 12th ...
wk
abbreviation 1. week 2. work
wkly
abbreviation weekly
WL
abbreviation waterline
WMD
abbreviation weapons of mass destruction
WNBA
abbreviation Women's National Basketball Association
WNW
abbreviation west-northwest
WO
abbreviation warrant officer
woad
noun Etymology: Middle English wod, from Old English wād; akin to Old High German weit woad, Latin vitrum Date: before 12th century a European herb (Isatis tinctoria) of the ...
wobble
I. verb also wabble (wobbled; also wabbled; wobbling; also wabbling) Etymology: probably from Low German wabbeln; akin to Old English wǣfre restless — more at waver Date: ...
wobbler
noun see wobble I
wobbliness
noun see wobble I
Wobbly
noun (plural Wobblies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1914 a member of the Industrial Workers of the World
wobbly
adjective see wobble I
Woburn
geographical name city E Massachusetts NW of Boston population 37,258
WOC
abbreviation without compensation
Wodehouse
biographical name Sir Pelham Grenville 1881-1975 American (English-born) writer
Woden
noun Etymology: Old English Wōden Date: 13th century Odin
wodge
noun Etymology: probably alteration of wedge Date: 1860 chiefly British a bulky mass or chunk ; lump, wad
Wodzisław Śląski
geographical name town S Poland population 111,329
woe
I. interjection Etymology: Middle English wa, wo, from Old English wā; akin to Old Norse vei, interjection, woe, Latin vae Date: before 12th century — used to express ...
woebegone
adjective Etymology: Middle English wo begon, from wo, noun + begon, past participle of begon to go about, beset, from Old English begān, from be- + gān to go — more at go ...
woebegoneness
noun see woebegone
woeful
also woful adjective Date: 14th century 1. full of woe ; grievous 2. involving or bringing woe 3. lamentably bad or serious ; deplorable • woefully adverb • ...
woefully
adverb see woeful
woefulness
noun see woeful
Woese
biographical name Carl R. 1928- American microbiologist
Woffington
biographical name Margaret circa 1714-1760 Peg Irish actress
woful
adjective see woeful
wog
noun Etymology: perhaps short for golliwog Date: circa 1929 chiefly British usually disparaging a dark-skinned foreigner; especially one from the Middle East or Far East
woke
past and past participle of wake
woken
past participle of wake
Wolcott
I. biographical name Oliver 1726-1797 son of Roger American politician II. biographical name Oliver 1760-1833 son of preceding American politician III. biographical name ...
wold
noun Etymology: Middle English wald, wold, from Old English weald, wald forest; akin to Old High German wald forest, Old Norse vǫllr field Date: before 12th century 1. a ...
Wolds, The
geographical name chalk hills NE England stretching from North Yorkshire to N Lincolnshire
Wolf
I. biographical name Friedrich August 1759-1824 German philologist II. biographical name Hugo Philipp Jakob 1860-1903 Austrian composer
wolf
I. noun (plural wolves) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wulf; akin to Old High German wolf wolf, Latin lupus, Greek lykos Date: before ...
wolf dog
noun Date: 1652 1. any of various large dogs formerly kept for hunting wolves 2. the offspring of a wolf and a domestic dog
wolf in sheep's clothing
phrasal one who cloaks a hostile intention with a friendly manner
wolf pack
noun Date: 1941 a group of submarines that make a coordinated attack on shipping
wolf spider
noun Date: 1608 any of various active wandering ground spiders (family Lycosidae)
wolf tree
noun Date: 1928 a very large forest tree that has a wide-spreading crown and inhibits or prevents the growth of smaller trees around it
wolf whistle
noun Date: 1946 a distinctive 2-toned whistle sounded by a boy or man to express sexual admiration for a girl or woman in his vicinity
wolfberry
noun Date: circa 1834 a white-berried North American shrub (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) of the honeysuckle family
Wolfe
I. biographical name Charles 1791-1823 Irish poet II. biographical name James 1727-1759 British general III. biographical name Thomas Clayton 1900-1938 American novelist
wolfer
noun Date: 1872 a hunter of wolves
Wolff
I. biographical name Caspar Friedrich 1734-1794 German anatomist II. biographical name or Wolf Christian 1679-1754 Freiherr von Wolff German philosopher & mathematician
Wolffian duct
noun Etymology: Kaspar Friedrich Wolff Date: 1876 the duct of the mesonephros that persists in the female chiefly as part of a vestigial organ and in the male as the duct ...
wolffish
noun Date: 1569 any of several large marine bony fishes (genus Anarhichas of the family Anarhicadidae) of cold northern waters having strong canine teeth in the front of the ...
wolfhound
noun Date: 1786 any of several large dogs used especially formerly in hunting large animals (as wolves) — compare borzoi, Irish wolfhound
wolfish
adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. suggestive of a wolf b. befitting or characteristic of a wolf 2. of or relating to wolves • wolfishly adverb • ...
wolfishly
adverb see wolfish
wolfishness
noun see wolfish
wolflike
adjective see wolf I
wolfram
noun Etymology: German Date: 1757 1. wolframite 2. tungsten
Wolfram von Eschenbach
biographical name circa 1170-circa 1220 German poet & minnesinger
wolframite
noun Etymology: German Wolframit, from Wolfram Date: circa 1868 a brown to black mineral that consists of a tungstate of iron and manganese occurring especially in ...
wolfsbane
noun Date: 1548 any of several monkshoods (especially Aconitum napellus or A. lycoctonum)
Wolfsburg
geographical name city N central Germany population 128,995
Wollaston
biographical name William Hyde 1766-1828 English chemist & physicist
wollastonite
noun Etymology: William H. Wollaston Date: 1823 a triclinic mineral consisting of a native calcium silicate occurring usually in cleavable masses
Wollongong
geographical name city SE Australia in E New South Wales S of Sydney population 211,417
Wollstonecraft
biographical name Mary 1759-1797 wife of William Godwin & mother of M.W. Shelley English feminist & writer
Wolof
noun Etymology: Wolof, speaker of Wolof, the Wolof language Date: 1823 a Niger-Congo language of Senegambia
Wolseley
biographical name 1st Viscount 1833-1913 Garnet Joseph Wolseley British field marshal
Wolsey
biographical name Thomas circa 1475-1530 English cardinal & statesman
Wolverhampton
geographical name town W central England in West Midlands NW of Birmingham population 239,800
wolverine
noun (plural wolverines) Etymology: probably irregular from wolv- (as in wolves) Date: 1574 1. plural also wolverine a. a carnivorous usually solitary mammal (Gulo gulo) ...
woman
noun (plural women) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wīfman, from wīf woman, wife + man human being, man Date: before 12th century 1. a. an adult female ...
woman of letters
Date: 1818 1. a woman who is a scholar 2. a woman who is an author
woman of the street
Date: 1928 prostitute
woman suffrage
noun Date: 1863 possession and exercise of suffrage by women
woman's rights
noun plural Date: 1833 1. legal, political, and social rights for women equal to those of men 2. feminism 2
womanhood
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the state of being a woman b. the distinguishing character or qualities of a woman or of womankind 2. women, womankind
womanise
British variant of womanize
womanish
adjective Date: 14th century 1. associated with or characteristic of women rather than men 2. suggestive of a weak character ; effeminate • womanishly adverb • ...
womanishly
adverb see womanish
womanishness
noun see womanish
womanism
noun Date: 1984 a form of feminism focused especially on the conditions and concerns of black women • womanist noun or adjective
womanist
noun or adjective see womanism
womanize
verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1593 transitive verb to make effeminate intransitive verb to pursue casual sexual relationships with multiple women • womanizer noun
womanizer
noun see womanize
womankind
noun singular but singular or plural in construction Date: 13th century female human beings ; women especially as distinguished from men
womanless
adjective see woman
womanlike
I. adjective Date: 15th century womanly II. adverb Date: 15th century in the manner of a woman
womanliness
noun see womanly
womanly
adjective Date: 13th century 1. having qualities generally associated with a woman 2. appropriate in character to a woman • womanliness noun
womanpower
noun Date: 1938 women available and prepared for work (as in industry or a particular line of endeavor)
womb
noun Etymology: Middle English wamb, womb, from Old English; akin to Old High German wamba belly Date: before 12th century 1. uterus 2. a. a cavity or space that ...
wombat
noun Etymology: Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) wambad Date: 1798 any of several stocky burrowing Australian marsupials (genera Vombatus and ...
wombed
adjective see womb
women's rights
noun plural Date: 1632 woman's rights
women's room
noun Date: circa 1937 ladies' room
women's studies
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1972 the multidisciplinary study of the social status and societal contributions of women and the relationship between ...
womenfolk
also womenfolks noun plural Date: 1729 women
womenfolks
noun plural see womenfolk
womenkind
noun Date: 13th century womankind
wommera
variant of woomera
won
I. intransitive verb (wonned; wonning) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wunian — more at wont Date: before 12th century archaic dwell 2a, abide 2 II. past and ...
won't
Date: 1562 will not
wonder
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wundor; akin to Old High German wuntar wonder Date: before 12th century 1. a. a cause of astonishment or admiration ; ...
wonder drug
noun Date: 1939 miracle drug
wonder-worker
noun Date: 1599 one that performs wonders
wonder-working
adjective Date: 1593 producing wonders
wonderer
noun see wonder II
wonderful
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. exciting wonder ; marvelous, astonishing 2. unusually good ; admirable • wonderfully adverb • wonderfulness noun
wonderfully
adverb see wonderful
wonderfulness
noun see wonderful
wonderland
noun Date: 1790 1. an imaginary place of delicate beauty or magical charm 2. a place that excites admiration or wonder
wonderment
noun Date: 15th century 1. a cause of or occasion for wonder 2. astonishment, surprise 3. curiosity about something
wonderwork
noun Date: before 12th century a marvelous act, work, or accomplishment
wondrous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, alteration of wonders, from genitive of 1wonder Date: 15th century that is to be marveled at ; extraordinary • wondrous adverb, ...
wondrously
adverb see wondrous
wondrousness
noun see wondrous
wonk
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1954 a person preoccupied with arcane details or procedures in a specialized field; broadly nerd
wonky
adjective (wonkier; -est) Etymology: probably alteration of English dialect wankle, from Middle English wankel, from Old English wancol; akin to Old High German wankōn to ...
Wonsan
geographical name city & port North Korea on E coast population 274,000
wont
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English woned, wont, from past participle of wonen to dwell, be used to, from Old English wunian; akin to Old High German wonēn to dwell, be used ...
wonted
adjective Date: 15th century usual or ordinary especially by reason of established habit Synonyms: see usual • wontedly adverb • wontedness noun
wontedly
adverb see wonted
wontedness
noun see wonted
wonton
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) wàhn-tān Date: 1934 filled pockets of noodle dough served boiled in soup or fried
woo
verb Etymology: Middle English wowen, from Old English wōgian Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to sue for the affection of and usually marriage with ; court ...
Wood
I. biographical name Grant 1892-1942 American painter II. biographical name Leonard 1860-1927 American physician & general
wood
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wōd insane; akin to Old High German wuot madness — more at vatic Date: before 12th century archaic violently ...
wood alcohol
noun Date: 1854 methanol
wood anemone
noun Date: 1650 any of several anemones; especially one (Anemone quinquefolia) of North America with solitary often pink-tinged flowers
wood betony
noun Etymology: Middle English betone, from Anglo-French betoine, from Latin vettonica, betonica, from Vettones, an ancient people inhabiting the Iberian Peninsula Date: 1747 ...
Wood Buffalo National Park
geographical name reservation W Canada in N Alberta & SE Northwest Territories
wood carving
noun Date: circa 1710 the art of fashioning or ornamenting objects of wood by cutting with a sharp handheld implement; also an object of wood so fashioned or ornamented • ...
wood duck
noun Date: 1777 a showy American duck (Aix sponsa) which nests in tree cavities and the males of which have a large crest and iridescent plumage varied with green, purple, ...
wood ear
noun Date: 1917 any of several ear- or cup-shaped basidiomycetous fungi (genus Auricularia) that grow on wood: as a. an edible brownish fungus (A. auricula) of North ...
wood engraving
noun Date: 1816 1. a relief printing surface consisting of a wooden block with a usually pictorial design cut in the end grain 2. a print from a wood engraving
wood frog
noun Date: 1839 a common North American frog (Rana sylvatica) that inhabits chiefly moist woodlands and is dark brown, yellowish-brown, or pink with a black stripe on each ...
Wood Green
geographical name former municipal borough SE England in Middlesex, now part of Haringey
wood ibis
noun see wood stork
wood louse
noun Date: 1611 a terrestrial isopod crustacean (suborder Oniscoidea) with a flattened elliptical body often capable of being rolled into a ball — called also pill bug, ...
wood nymph
noun Date: 1567 a nymph living in woods — called also dryad
wood pigeon
noun Date: 1714 a large chiefly European pigeon (Columba palumbus) with a whitish patch on each side of the neck and wings edged with white — called also ringdove
wood pulp
noun Date: 1854 pulp from wood used in making cellulose derivatives (as paper or rayon)
wood pussy
noun Date: circa 1899 skunk
wood rat
noun Date: 1763 any of numerous soft-furred cricetid rodents (especially genus Neotoma) of North and Central America that have well-furred tails, large ears, and a ...
wood ray
noun Date: 1925 xylem ray
wood shot
noun Date: 1927 1. a golf shot played with a wood 2. a stroke in a racket game in which the ball or shuttlecock is hit with the frame of the racket rather than the strings
wood sorrel
noun Date: 13th century any of a genus (Oxalis of the family Oxalidaceae, the wood-sorrel family) of herbs with acid sap, compound leaves, and regular flowers having five ...
wood stork
noun Date: 1884 a white stork (Mycteria americana) with black wing flight feathers and tail that frequents wooded swamps from the southeastern United States to Argentina — ...
wood sugar
noun Date: circa 1900 xylose
wood thrush
noun Date: 1791 a large woodland thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) of eastern North America that is rusty brown on the head and back, has white underparts marked with large ...
wood tick
noun Date: 1668 any of several ixodid ticks: as a. a widely distributed tick (Dermacentor andersonii) of western North America that is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted ...
wood turning
noun Date: 1849 the art or process of fashioning wooden pieces or blocks into various forms and shapes by means of a lathe
wood turpentine
noun Date: circa 1909 turpentine 2b
wood warbler
noun Date: 1817 warbler 2b
wood-block
adjective see woodblock
wood-boring
adjective Date: 1815 excavating galleries in wood in feeding or in constructioncting a nest — used chiefly of an insect
wood-carver
noun see wood carving
woodbine
noun Etymology: Middle English wodebinde, from Old English wudubinde, from wudu wood + bindan to tie, bind; from its winding around trees Date: before 12th century 1. any of ...
woodblock
noun Date: 1837 woodcut • wood-block adjective
Woodbury
geographical name city E Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul population 46,463
woodchat
noun see woodchat shrike
woodchat shrike
noun Date: 1781 a black-and-white European shrike (Lanius senator) with a red crown and nape — called also woodchat
woodchopper
noun Date: 1779 one engaged in chopping wood and especially in chopping down trees
woodchuck
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from a word of Algonquian origin; akin to Narragansett ockqutchaun woodchuck Date: 1674 a grizzled thickset marmot (Marmota monax) chiefly ...
woodcock
noun (plural woodcocks) Date: before 12th century 1. or plural woodcock a widespread Old World woodland game bird (Scolopax rusticola) of the sandpiper family that has a ...
woodcraft
noun Date: 14th century 1. skill and practice in anything relating to the woods and especially in maintaining oneself and making one's way in the woods 2. skill in shaping ...
woodcut
noun Date: 1662 1. a relief printing surface consisting of a wooden block with a usually pictorial design cut with the grain 2. a print from a woodcut
woodcutter
noun Date: 1600 one that cuts wood
woodcutting
noun Date: 1683 1. the action or occupation of cutting wood or timber 2. the producing of woodcuts
wooded
adjective Date: 1586 covered with growing trees
wooden
adjective Date: 1538 1. made or consisting of wood 2. lacking ease or flexibility ; awkwardly stiff • woodenly adverb • woodenness noun

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