firewood firewood  /ˈfaɪ ər ˌwʊd/


  • (n) wood used for fuel


  1. The original idea was to give women firewood.
  2. The trouble was not necessarily the engineering, or even the peculiar design, which looked fit to split firewood.
  3. There's nothing like a crackling fire made from good old-fashioned firewood.


  1. Dead-tree firewood cutting areas open Monday

    Dead-tree firewood cutting areas in Hope Valley and Leviathan areas open Monday, according to the Carson Ranger District, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Record-Courier

  2. Don't move firewood to help prevent the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer

    York, PA - Sometimes, a friendly gesture results in a widespread problem. That's what happens when campers leave their leftover firewood behind for the next visitor to use, said Donald Eggen, bureau forest health manager with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: York Daily Record

  3. Woman allegedly throws firewood at her ex-boyfriend, and other bizarre crimes

    Woman allegedly throws firewood at her ex-boyfriend, and other bizarre crimesPolice say a Connecticut woman got creative in picking a weapon at a pizza parlor. A naked guy wasn't deterred by a dude with a gun and punched him in the face. Those and other bizarre crimes in this edition of the bizarre blotter.Woman allegedly throws log at ex-boyfriend, bites woman's face(New Haven Register)A ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

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  1. "Women are forced to go out of the camp to collect firewood," Arbour said at a meeting in The Hague of female trail blazers in international law. "They believe, they tell us, that if the men went out they would be killed, and that's why it's...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Louise Arbour Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It still hasn't hit me," Robertson said. "You're talking about a Kansas boy who went out and cut firewood. Now, I'm playing baseball with a contract that sets my family up."
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Nate Robertson Source:

  3. "Fortunately or unfortunately, neither solar power nor firewood nor dried manure can replace hydrocarbons in the next 20-25 years," Putin told a joint news conference with Finnish Prime Minister with Matti Vanhanen.
    on Feb 10, 2010 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Reuters India

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