beech·​wood | \ ˈbēch-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce beechwood (audio) \

Definition of beechwood

: beech sense 2 Made of beechwood and cane, the chair takes the shape of an egg when closed.— Ann Geracimos, Washington Times, 8 Aug. 2007 The unique flavor comes from the beechwood fires used to smoke the malts that go into the brew kettle.— Alan J. Wax, Newsday, 23 Feb. 1994

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First Known Use of beechwood

1586, in the meaning defined above

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“Beechwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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