Pieces of wood that are floating on the sea or have been washed ashore.
- Not much of it has been at sea for long - not real good mantelpiece driftwood, more like firewood driftwood.
- Jess was reeling in a piece of driftwood covered in a bit of seaweed.
- But all he had were some notes he'd made, which described finding the man lying like a piece of driftwood on the beach.
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