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as in lumber
tree logs as prepared for human use a huge load of wood outside the furniture maker's factory

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as in forest
often woods plural a dense growth of trees and shrubs covering a large area deer and mountain lions live in those woods

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“Wood.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wood. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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