Definition of firewood
: wood used for fuel
Examples of firewood in a Sentence
They chopped enough firewood to last the winter.
Recent Examples of firewood from the Web
The birds, mopped with a tomato/vinegar base sauce, roasted above flaming white oak firewood.
If necessary, continue to cook the vegetable until it's done, but stop adding firewood.
For people who want to lower their already-low risk, experts recommend reducing the likelihood that rodents are around your home by getting rid of junk, cluttered firewood or brush or pet food outside.
To stay safe, keep your home and workplace rodent-proof by cleaning up garbage and clutter and getting rid of old firewood, all of which could attract them.
The girls collected water and firewood and did the washing.
Remove fuels such as dead vegetation, firewood stacks and propane tanks.
Stafford's gypsy moth fact sheet, on the CAES web site, reports that egg masses can be laid anywhere: on trees, fence posts, brick walls, outdoor furniture, cars, firewood, recreational vehicles.
Stacks of firewood stored on modular shelving divide the dining room into open sections.
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First Known Use of firewood
FIREWOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firewood for English Language Learners
: wood used to make a fire : wood used as fuel
FIREWOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of firewood for Students
: wood cut for fuel
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