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Etymology 1

Old English wudu.

Noun

Singular
wood

Plural
s

wood (s)
  1. (uncountable) The substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree. Used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items, etc. or as fuel.
  2. (countable) As the previous but referring to wood of a particular species.
    Teak is much used for outdoor benches, but a number of other woods are also suitable, such as ipé, redwood, etc.
  3. (uncountable) A forested or wooded area, most often used in the plural.
    He got lost in the woods beyond Seattle.
  4. Firewood.
  5. (countable) A type of golf club, the head of which is frequently made of wood.
  6. (music) A woodwind instrument.
  7. (slang) An erection.
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Adjective

wood (not comparable)

Positive
wood

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Made of wood.
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Verb

Infinitive
to wood

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to wood (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To cover or plant with trees.
Translations

Etymology 2

Old English wōd.

Adjective

wood (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
wood

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. (archaic) mad, insane, crazed

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