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Woods

Woods

See also: woods

English

Proper noun

Woods

  1. A topographic surname, variant of Wood. Possibly patronymic.

woods

woods

See also: Woods

English

Noun

woods

  1. plural of wood
  2. (uncountable) A dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area; smaller than a forest.
  3. (Military) For chemical behavior purposes, trees in full leaf (coniferous or medium-dense deciduous forests).

Usage notes

In English, one does not say "I was lost in the wood," but rather "I was lost in the woods."

Hyponyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:forest

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

woods

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of wood