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greenwood

[green-woo d] /ˈgrinˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a woods or forest when green, as in summer.
Origin of greenwood
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see green, wood1

Greenwood

[green-woo d] /ˈgrinˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a city in W South Carolina.
2.
a city in NW Mississippi.
3.
a town in central Indiana.
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  • What do you in the greenwood at such an hour, good Master Gilbert?

    Robin Hood Paul Creswick
  • Thus do I punish those that come into the greenwood to deal dole to me.

  • "I must go now, Mr. greenwood," she said, shuffling out of the room.

    Marion Fay Anthony Trollope
  • The day was well-nigh gone when they came near to the greenwood tree.

  • Mr. greenwood shook his head, but did not move from the position in which he was standing.

    Marion Fay Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for greenwood

greenwood

/ˈɡriːnˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a forest or wood when the leaves are green: the traditional setting of stories about English outlaws, esp Robin Hood
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