firewood

noun fire·wood \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌwu̇d \
|Updated on: 11 Aug 2018

Definition of firewood

: wood used for fuel

Examples of firewood in a Sentence

  1. They chopped enough firewood to last the winter.

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First Known Use of firewood

14th century

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FIREWOOD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of firewood for English Language Learners

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


FIREWOOD Defined for Kids

firewood

noun fire·wood \ ˈfīr-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of firewood for Students

: wood cut for fuel


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