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wood
British English: /wʊd/
American English: /wʊd/

Translation of wood in German:

noun in sing. or pl.

  • 1
    (area with trees)
    Wald, der
    somebody cannot see the wood for the trees
    [figurative]
    jemand sieht den Wald vor [lauter] Bäumen nicht
    [humorous]
    be out of the wood (British English) or (American English) woods
    [figurative] [colloquial]
  • 2
    (substance, material)
    Holz, das
    touch wood (British English) , knock [on] wood (American English)
    unberufen!
    you'd better touch wood when you say that
    wenn du das sagst, klopfst du besser dreimal auf Holz
  • 3 (cask for beer, wine, etc.) See examples:from the wood
    vom Fass
    matured in the wood
    in Holzfässern gereift
  • 5 (in golf)
    Holzschläger, der
    Holz, das

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