Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Wood used as fuel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Wood intended to be burned, typically for heat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Wood for fuel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Wood for fuel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wood used for fuel

Etymologies

fire +‎ wood (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Honestly, firewood is a lot cheaper if you buy it by the cord instead of the volume. sammieb51

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  • In my area, firewood is easily available and I get logs delivered in bulk.

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  • Chopping down a tree a day for firewood is better for the environment than a running air conditioner.

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  • The air is chill with a strong aroma of wet, fallen leaves as I carry a few old-lady sized loads of split firewood from the stack to the basement cache so we'll be warm tonight.

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  • I find this interesting that Pete has seen so many scorpions and I have only seen two introduced, I believe, through the purchase of firewood from a local vendor.

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  • Oh, and I have seen only two scorpions since coming here two+years ago and they were both brought onto our property in firewood stored previously in a rural field.

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  • I would imagine that firewood is a bit hard to come by on the Texas border. jennifer rose

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  • Then I called the firewood people and ordered another tonne (or do we spell it "ton"?) of wood for saturday.

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  • In the morning they brought him a brass axe and said: "Our chief likes rocks for his fire; go and cut firewood from the rocks and bring it tied up in bundles."

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  • He criticized increasing rate of firewood, which is selling at 300 rupees per mound.

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