from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Wood, Grant 1892-1942. American artist noted for his paintings based on life in the Midwest, especially American Gothic (1930).
- Wood, Leonard 1860-1927. American military leader and colonial administrator who was chief of staff of the U.S. Army (1910-1914) and governor-general of the Philippines (1921-1927).
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- proper n. An English topographic surname for someone who lived in or near a wood.
- proper n. An English occupational surname for a woodsman.
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And in the place where it fell a beautiful wood grew up, that was called Gaible's Wood.
With William's paternal feelings toward the deer, he thought the cotters and squatters, the churls and the serfs, on the borders of the wood, or in little clearings in the midst, mischievous interlopers, and at one swoop he expelled them all, and kept the Giant's Wood solely for himself and his deer, by the still remaining name of the New Forest.
"I like to keep active, and was chopping wood, general fetching and carrying," said Wood, known as a dab hand at DIY.
Along with woods renewability, low life-cycle environmental impacts, and ability to sequester carbon, wood provides the optimal combination of green building and stability for earthquake-prone areas, said Robert Glowinski, Group Vice President for Forestry and Wood
But my favorite is one [...] relevant to the family name Wood: "Here lies one Wood Enclosed in Wood -- One Wood within Another, The Outer Wood is very good, We cannot praise the Other."
Claims 20+ years of service, and his work at Ft. Leonard Wood is secretive.
In the Robin Wood tarot deck, the Page of Wands (same as staffs or staves) stands in the desert and has a string of firecrackers hanging from her belt.
JonBenet's older brother Burke, who was 9 when JonBenet died, was contacted by police but hasn't been interviewed yet, Ramsey family attorney Lin Wood said.
Brandon Wood is getting a chance to win the starting job at third base for the Angels after spending several accomplished seasons in the minors.
Belleau Wood is the origin of a famous Marine quote: When a French officer told the Marines to back off, Capt.