firewood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fire +‎ wood

Noun[edit]

firewood (countable and uncountable, plural firewoods)

  1. Wood intended to be burned, typically for heat.
    After many days of hard work, we finally had enough firewood for the winter.

Descendants[edit]

  • Chinese Pidgin English: firewood, 快也𭉉

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Chinese Pidgin English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English firewood.

Noun[edit]

firewood

  1. firewood
    • 1862, T‘ong Ting-Kü, Ying Ü Tsap T’sün, or The Chinese and English Instructor, volume 6, Canton:
      涉𪢍治快也𭉉窩打
      Sip3 get3 zi6 faai3 jaa5 wut6 wo1 daa2.
      The ships provides[sic] wood and water.
      (literally, “Ship catchee firewood, water.”)