firewood

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noun fire·wood \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of firewood

  1. :  wood used for fuel

Examples of firewood in a Sentence

  1. They chopped enough firewood to last the winter.

14th Century

First Known Use of firewood

14th century


FIREWOOD Defined for English Language Learners

firewood

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noun fire·wood \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of firewood for English Language Learners

  • : wood used to make a fire : wood used as fuel


FIREWOOD Defined for Kids

firewood

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noun fire·wood \ˈfīr-ˌwu̇d\

Definition of firewood for Students

  1. :  wood cut for fuel



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