paint. See Gurjun. Wood opal (Min.), a striped variety of coarse opal, having some resemblance
to wood. Wood paper, paper made of wood pulp. See Wood pulp, below. Wood pewee (Zoöl.),
a North American tyrant flycatcher It closely resembles the pewee, but is smaller. Wood pie (Zoöl.),
any black and white woodpecker, especially the European great spotted woodpecker. Wood pigeon.
(Zoöl.) (a) Any one of numerous species of Old World pigeons belonging to Palumbus and allied genera
of the family Columbidæ. (b) The ringdove. Wood puceron (Zoöl.), a plant louse. Wood pulp
(Technol.), vegetable fiber obtained from the poplar and other white woods, and so softened by digestion
with a hot solution of alkali that it can be formed into sheet paper, etc. It is now produced on an immense
scale. Wood quail (Zoöl.), any one of several species of East Indian crested quails belonging to
Rollulus and allied genera, as the red-crested wood quail the male of which is bright green, with a long
crest of red hairlike feathers. Wood rabbit (Zoöl.), the cottontail. Wood rat (Zoöl.), any one of
several species of American wild rats of the genus Neotoma found in the Southern United States;
called also bush rat. The Florida wood rat (Neotoma Floridana) is the best-known species. Wood
reed grass (Bot.), a tall grass (Cinna arundinacea) growing in moist woods. Wood reeve, the
steward or overseer of a wood. [Eng.] Wood rush (Bot.), any plant of the genus Luzula, differing
from the true rushes of the genus Juncus chiefly in having very few seeds in each capsule. Wood
sage (Bot.), a name given to several labiate plants of the genus Teucrium. See Germander. Wood
screw, a metal screw formed with a sharp thread, and usually with a slotted head, for insertion in wood.
Wood sheldrake (Zoöl.), the hooded merganser. Wood shock (Zoöl.), the fisher. See Fisher,
2. Wood shrike (Zoöl.), any one of numerous species of Old World singing birds belonging to Grallina,
Collyricincla, Prionops, and allied genera, common in India and Australia. They are allied to the true
shrikes, but feed upon both insects and berries. Wood snipe. (Zoöl.) (a) The American woodcock.
(b) An Asiatic snipe (Gallinago nemoricola). Wood soot, soot from burnt wood. Wood sore.
(Zoöl.) See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo. Wood sorrel (Bot.), a plant of the genus Oxalis (Oxalis
Acetosella), having an acid taste. See Illust. (a) of Shamrock. Wood spirit. (Chem.) See Methyl
alcohol, under Methyl. Wood stamp, a carved or engraved block or stamp of wood, for impressing
figures or colors on fabrics. Wood star (Zoöl.), any one of several species of small South American
humming birds belonging to the genus Calothorax. The male has a brilliant gorget of blue, purple, and
other colors. Wood sucker (Zoöl.), the yaffle. Wood swallow (Zoöl.), any one of numerous
species of Old World passerine birds belonging to the genus Artamus and allied genera of the family
Artamidæ. They are common in the East Indies, Asia, and Australia. In form and habits they resemble
swallows, but in structure they resemble shrikes. They are usually black above and white beneath.
Wood tapper (Zoöl.), any woodpecker. Wood tar. See under Tar. Wood thrush, (Zoöl.) (a)
An American thrush (Turdus mustelinus) noted for the sweetness of its song. See under Thrush. (b)
The missel thrush. - - Wood tick. See in Vocabulary. Wood tin. (Min.). See Cassiterite.
Wood titmouse (Zoöl.), the goldcgest. Wood tortoise (Zoöl.), the sculptured tortoise. See under
Sculptured. Wood vine (Bot.), the white bryony. Wood vinegar. See Wood acid, above.
Wood warbler. (Zoöl.) (a) Any one of numerous species of American warblers of the genus Dendroica.
See Warbler. (b) A European warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix); called also green wren, wood wren,
and yellow wren. Wood worm (Zoöl.), a larva that bores in wood; a wood borer. Wood wren.
(Zoöl.) (a) The wood warbler. (b) The willow warbler.
(Wood) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wooded; p. pr. & vb. n. Wooding.] To supply with wood, or get
supplies of wood for; as, to wood a steamboat or a locomotive.
(Wood) v. i. To take or get a supply of wood.
(Wood"bind`) n. Woodbine. Dryden.
A garland . . . of woodbind or hawthorn leaves.Chaucer.