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bogwood

[bog-woo d, bawg-] /ˈbɒgˌwʊd, ˈbɔg-/
noun
1.
Origin of bogwood
1820-1830
1820-30; bog1 + wood1
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  • Some one struck a light and illuminated a branch of bogwood which he held above his head as a torch.

    The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham
  • Owen followed him within the hut, and stooping down to the fire, lighted a piece of bogwood to enable him to see.

    St. Patrick's Eve Charles James Lever
  • A splinter of bogwood was soon kindled, and by its light I saw that we had been conducted by two girls.

British Dictionary definitions for bogwood

bogwood

/ˈbɒɡˌwʊd/
noun
1.
another name for bog oak
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