touchwood

noun

touch·​wood ˈtəch-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce touchwood (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of touchwood was in 1575

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“Touchwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touchwood. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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