Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An uncultivated forest or wooded area.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A wild or unfrequented wood. Also used adjectively.

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  • noun Woodland that has developed naturally, especially where a suitable climate has developed with it.

Etymologies

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wild +‎ wood

Examples

  • Carlene is known to many as the daughter of June Carter and step-daughter of Johnny Cash -- or the ex-wife of Nick Lowe -- but this nostalgic stunner is dedicated to her grandmother, legendary country star Mother Maybelle Carter, and her late sister, Rosey Nix, aka the wildwood rose.

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  • The dances in the wildwood are the girl's not-so-secret secret, and it would have been fine for it to remain secret, except that their father, who is in ill-health, must leave their icy valley for warmer climates.

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  • Shea has walked the wildwood of our gnarled, ancient speech and returned singing incomprehensible sounds in a language that turns out to be our own.

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  • In fact, if Kellen had not just spent a season in a true wildwood, he would have mistaken the sight before him for untouched Nature, but it wasn't.

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  • The wildwood weed appears to be a bit more potent in Canada.

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  • The existence of a complex flora of different lichen species on a tree is a sign of its age, and may be evidence of a link with the wildwood.

    Wildwood

  • He was always deeply attached to the New Forest, regarding parts of it as the wildwood of his youth, and returned again later to do his doctorate field research there on the regeneration of holly in the woods.

    Wildwood

  • Isa and Kuralay then turn their attention to a dense relict grove of cultivated blackcurrants, a giant variety from China lacking the toothy tartness of our native currant but a welcome addition to our gastronomic wildwood tour.

    Wildwood

  • Isa and Kuralay then turn their attention to a dense relict grove of cultivated blackcurrants, a giant variety from China lacking the toothy tartness of our native currant but a welcome addition to our gastronomic wildwood tour.

    Wildwood

  • South of the dyke lay Woodfidley, full of old oaks, holly, beeches and fritillaries on its sunny rides: an outback like the wildwood of Wind in the Willows, to be respected in the dark.

    Wildwood

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