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lightwood

[lahyt-woo d, -oo d] /ˈlaɪtˌwʊd, -ʊd/
noun, Southern U.S.
1.
Also called fatwood. kindling.
2.
resinous pine wood used for kindling.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; light1 + wood1
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Examples for lightwood
  • The long, straight lightwood of the barberry branches made excellent handles for hand tools.

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