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1. firewood

noun. ['ˈfaɪɝˌwʊd, ˈfaɪrˌwʊd'] wood used for fuel.

Synonyms

  • backlog
  • brand
  • firebrand
  • fuel
  • pine knot

Etymology

  • fire (English)
  • fier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wood (English)
  • wudu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Firewood

  • allenwood
  • armwood
  • arrowood
  • arwood
  • ashwood
  • attwood
  • atwood
  • beechwood
  • bellwood
  • bigwood
  • blackwood
  • bournewood
  • boxwood
  • braidwood
  • brentwood
  • catherwood
  • caywood
  • chatswood
  • cheatwood
  • chitwood

Example sentences of the word firewood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Be sure to have cut a hole on the end so you can push firewood through.

Quotes containing the word firewood


1. When the world is cold, use bridges for firewood. And for extra warmth, give off an aura of love, and you won't need a bridge, because the other side will come to you.-Amanda Mosher and Jarod Kintz
- Amanda Mosher, liQUID PROse QUOtes

2. However much you study, you cannot know without action. A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man. Empty of essence, what learning has he whether upon him is firewood or book?
- Saadi

3. The thrust of continuous action is the firewood which fuels motivation.
- Steve Backley, The Champion in all of Us: 12 Rules for Success

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