- v. present participle of wood.
“As Malays, or natives, are employed in those hot climates to do the hard work on board ship, as Kroomen are on the coast of Africa -- such as wooding and watering -- we had more leisure time than we should otherwise have enjoyed.”
“Dad arrives, tractor chain in hand, and I drive attached to his beat-up blue Chevrolet with dents from pulp-wooding, the truck that my cousin and I drive to downtown Magee.”
“At our wooding-place, a mile above the Ruo, the water was three feet higher than it was when we were here in June; and on the night of the 6th it rose eighteen inches more, and swept down an immense amount of brushwood and logs which swarmed with beetles and the two kinds of shells which are common all over the African continent.”
“On the 31st, our voyagers having completed their wooding, and filled their water casks, Mr. Cook sent out two parties, one to cut and make brooms, and another to catch fish.”
“The business of wooding and watering having been completed on the 30th, and the ship being ready for the sea, the point now to be determined was, what rout should be pursued in returning home, that would be of most advantage to the public service.”
“On the evening of the 11th, when Mr. Cook went on shore to see how those of his people conducted their business, who were employed in wooding and watering, he was informed that an axe had been stolen.”
“She would sleep for an hour, rise and scrub the floor, or go wooding in the middle of the night.”
“The process of "wooding-up" on a Mississippi steamer, inasmuch as it affords the passengers an opportunity to exercise their locomotive powers on shore, is regarded as an interesting incident.”
“The safety of the harbour, the facility of wooding and watering, the supplies of pigs and potatoes, tempt them to run the risk of placing themselves in the power of capricious and barbarous people.”
“Lt. Corner shot the thief in the back, and he fell to the ground; at the same instant the natives attempted to take axes and a saw from the wooding party, and actually got off with two axes, one by force and the other by stealth, but they did not succeed in getting the saw.”
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