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firewood

Line breaks: fire|wood
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəwʊd
 
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Definition of firewood in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Wood that is burnt as fuel.
Example sentences
  • Seconds later, I heard a dull clunk as he placed the firewood on the floor.
  • The mother built the fire, the children kept the firebox filled, and the father cut the firewood.
  • The smoke emanating from the firewood used for cooking infused a spirit of celebration into the atmosphere.

Words that rhyme with firewood

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