woode

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Noun[edit]

woode (countable and uncountable, plural woodes)

  1. Obsolete form of wood.
    • 1570, Roger Ascham, The Schoolmaster[1]:
      In woode and stone, not the softest, but hardest, be alwaies aptest, for portrature, both fairest for pleasure, and most durable for proffit.
    • 1613, Gervase Markham, The English Husbandman[2]:
      The second member or part of the Plough, is called the skeath, and is a peece of woode of two foote and a halfe in length, and of eight inches in breadth, and two inches in thicknesse: it is driuen extreamly hard into the Plough-beame, slopewise, so that ioyned they present this figure.

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Yola[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wolde (past tense of willen), from Old English wolde (past tense of willan).

Verb[edit]

woode

  1. would

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 78