dogwood dogwood  /ˈdɔɡ ˌwʊd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
  2. (n) hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

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Usage(s):

  1. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival showcases the blooming of dogwood trees as well as the talents of local comedians, artists and musicians.
  2. When I die, I plan to be placed au naturel in a shallow hole and become fertilizer for a dogwood tree.
  3. The dogwood tree that was planted on his first birthday still blossoms in the front yard at 117 Philadelphia Avenue each spring.

News

  1. One person transported after jet ski incident on Lake Norman

    Emergency crews responded to an incident involving people on jet skis on Lake Norman in Catawba County. Chopper 9 flew over Camp Dogwood Drive in Sherrills Ford where emergency workers responded to the scene. From the air, two jet skis could be seen in the water. Paramedics put someone on a stretcher and loaded that person into an ambulance. Stay with wsoctv.com for updates on this story.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  2. Dogwood Stables, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners to officially merge

    Prominent Thoroughbred partnerships Dogwood Stables and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, which have a working relationship dating to last year, will officially merge effective July 1, Dogwood president W. Cothran “Cot” Campbell and Eclipse president Aron Wellman announced Thursday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Dogwood, Eclipse merger formalized

    The union between Dogwood and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners will be effective July 1, according to a news release from Dogwood president Cot Campbell and Eclipse president Aron Wellman.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "He was Western to the core," Ms. Carpenter said. "He was a big rawboned man who came from a part of the state that was raw. ...... She was from the gentler, dogwood lacing through the pine trees of East Texas, Old South country, a gentler...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Liz Carpenter Source: WFAA

  2. "They waned to beautify and preserve the country the men had fought for, rather than build stone monuments," Walters said. "Six miles of highways in New Jersey were designated a memorial by the legislature and planted with flowering dogwood...
    on Nov 17, 2005 By: Walters Source: Kilgore News Herald

  3. "I want to congratulate Bowater, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Dogwood Alliance for the understanding they have reached to strengthen conservation efforts on the Cumberland Plateau," said Governor Phil Bredesen. "This is...
    on Jun 29, 2005 By: Phil Bredesen Source: Business Wire (press release)

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