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matchwood

[mach-woo d] /ˈmætʃˌwʊd/
noun
1.
wood suitable for matches.
2.
splinters (def 1).
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; match1 + wood1
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British Dictionary definitions for match-wood

matchwood

/ˈmætʃˌwʊd/
noun
1.
wood suitable for making matches
2.
splinters or fragments: the bomb blew the house to matchwood
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