A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; -- frequently used in the plural.
The substance of trees and the like; the hard fibrous substance which composes the body of a tree and its branches, and which is covered by the bark; timber.
The fibrous material which makes up the greater part of the stems and branches of trees and shrubby plants, and is found to a less extent in herbaceous stems. It consists of elongated tubular or needle-shaped cells of various kinds, usually interwoven with the shinning bands called silver grain.
Trees cut or sawed for the fire or other uses.
To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Francis Bacon
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Athenaeus
The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on. Chuck Palahniuk