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[moos-woo d] /ˈmusˌwʊd/
Origin of moosewood
1770-80, Americanism; moose + wood1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They used to call it moosewood Hill because of the abundance of moosewood around the foot of it.

    The Light in the Clearing Irving Bacheller
  • These two are the mountain maple and the striped maple or moosewood.

  • With this I burnt a hole in the end of each board and fastened them to the front brace with withes of moosewood.

    The Light in the Clearing Irving Bacheller
  • And the moosewood shares the mystery of the Butter-and-eggs as well as its color.

    Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle
  • moosewood looks slender and striped as a ribbon-snake, and limbs of the hop-hornbeam have the appearance of sinews.

    In the Open Stanton Davis Kirkham
  • Addison, who had the axe, ran down the bank and with a few strokes cut a moosewood sapling, which we thrust out to Tom.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's Charles Asbury Stephens
  • I should be afraid to drive or walk alone in a wood road, when the moosewood leaves were turning yellow in autumn.

    Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle

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