from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wood or forest with green foliage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A forest in full leaf, as in summer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to a greenwood.
- n. A forest as it appears in spring and summer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wood or forest when green, as in summer.
- n. Wood which has acquired a green tint under the pathological influence of the fungus Peziza.
- n. Same as green-broom.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. woodlands in full leaf
It is an image of liberation, but inevitably it reads as a reminder of constraint: The greenwood is a fiction, a dream out of Shakespeare's plays, not a place where actual human lives can be led.
Merry in the greenwood is the note of horn and hound,
Fairer far than all the greenwood is my sweetheart's face to cheer me,
I tried to get Ben, you know, the gardener's boy -- to come an 'live in the' greenwood 'with me a bit an' help to make 'tyrants' tremble, but he said he was 'fraid his mother might find him some day, an' he wouldn't, so I'm going to make them tremble all by myself, unless you will come an 'be Little John, like you were once before -- oh, do! "
The old idea was to wear colors and live in tents that blended and harmonized with the greenwood.
At the end of E.M. Forster's pioneering gay novel, "Maurice" 1913, the author leaves Maurice and his lover, Alec, planning a flight into "the greenwood"—an imaginary realm of freedom where they can live and love openly.
In the first pages of Alan Hollinghurst's wonderfully pleasing novel "The Stranger's Child," we are back in Forster's England, shortly before World War I, following a pair of lovers literally through the greenwood.
Yes | No | Report from hawg daddy wrote 34 weeks 1 day ago we do it a lot on lake greenwood in sc and we enjoy it. we only do it under boat ramps.
Yes | No | Report from hawg daddy wrote 44 weeks 3 days ago im in south carolina and the crappie here on lake greenwood are still in the deep water but some of my buddies have been catching some in shallow waters.