- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. forest, grove, timber, copse, coppice, thicket, spinny, bosque, bois; woods, woodland; board, plank, log, lumber. See materials.II(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Wooden]Syn. woodlike, made of wood, hard; see wooden 2 .2. [Associated with the woods]Syn. in the woods, wooded, woody, wood-dwelling, sylvan, woodsy, wild, shady, copselike, grovelike, arboreal, bowery, wild-grown.n.1. [A forest; often plural ]2. [The portion of trees within the bark]Syn. log, timber, lumber, sapwood, heartwood.Varieties of wood include: oak, chestnut, mahogany, teak, sugar maple, red maple, cherry, cedar, hornbeam, walnut, hickory, butternut, pecan, hemlock, spruce, bass wood, linden, beech, birch, poplar, tamarack, white pine, yellow pine, gumwood, elm, cocobolo, cypress, redwood, fir, Douglas fir, ash, red oak, live oak, white oak, willow, cottonwood, sandalwood, rosewood, lignum vitae, ebony, bamboo.• out of the woods*,III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.lumber, timber, board, plank, beam, firewood, kindling, slat.
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