from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Easily ignited material, such as dry sticks of wood, used to start a fire. Also called regionally fat pine, fatwood, lightwood.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. small pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire.
- v. Present participle of kindle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of causing to burn, or of exciting or inflaming the passions.
- n. Materials, easily lighted, for starting a fire, such as small twigs or paper; -- also used in the pl..
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A brood or litter.
- n. The act of causing to burn; setting on fire.
- n. Material, usually dry wood cut into small pieces, for starting a fire: as, put some kindling in the stove: most commonly in the plural.
- n. The bringing forth of young: applied by English fanciers to rabbits.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. material for starting a fire
- n. the act of setting something on fire
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