Sentence Examples with the word Wood

Old people did not know enough once, perchance, to fetch fresh fuel to keep the fire a-going; new people put a little dry wood under a pot, and are whirled round the globe with the speed of birds, in a way to kill old people, as the phrase is.

He nailed the wood over the window while she cleaned the rest of the glass from the counter.

If you look back across the span of time, you see wood plows being used in 4000 BC, then irrigation five hundred years later.

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Primary phloem can be recognized with certainty in favourable cases, the question of the formation of secondary phloem by the cambium is not yet fully cleared up. In the Lepidodendron fuliginosum of Williamson, shown by its leaf-bases to have been a Lepidophloios, the secondary wood is very irregular, and consists largely of parenchyma.

The figures as written down are 12510 6255 14595 1534560 Napier's rods or bones consist of ten oblong pieces of wood or other material with square ends.

There are enough fagots and waste wood of all kinds in the forests of most of our towns to support many fires, but which at present warm none, and, some think, hinder the growth of the young wood.

Katie trailed her into the stately Georgian mansion and glanced down as the polished wood beneath her feet creaked.

That man next him looks a few shades lighter; you might say a touch of satin wood is in him.

Sibley decisively defeated Little Crow, the principal leader of the Kaposia band, at Wood Lake.

The industries mainly consist in shipbuilding, fish-curing, and the manufacture of machinery (particularly for agriculture), and the commerce in the export of corn, wood and fish.