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Wood

(wud),
Paul, U.S. cardiologist, 1907-1962. See: Wood units.

Wood

(wud),
Robert, U.S. physicist, 1868-1955. See: Wood glass, Wood lamp, Wood light.

Wood,

(origin unknown).
Romberg-Wood syndrome - see under Romberg, E
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We went across the fields, intending to skirt the woods at the back of Uncle Alec's farm and find a lane that cut through Uncle Roger's woods; but before we came to it we stumbled on a sly, winding little path quite by accident--if, indeed, there can be such a thing as accident in the woods, where I am tempted to think we are led by the Good People along such of their fairy ways as they have a mind for us to walk in.
"I always feel so SATISFIED in the woods," said the Story Girl dreamily, as we turned in under the low-swinging fir boughs.
Might it be that this piece of wood has learned to weep and cry like a child?
He set aside the hatchet and picked up the plane to make the wood smooth and even, but as he drew it to and fro, he heard the same tiny voice.
The whole wood was full of the stir and cries of them.
I was determined to reach the White Sphinx early the next morning, and ere the dusk I purposed pushing through the woods that had stopped me on the previous journey.
And when the King had ridden off she took the little shirts and went into the wood, and the reel showed her the way.
dear father,' she answered, 'they have gone away and left me all alone.' And she told him that looking out of her little window she had seen her brothers flying over the wood in the shape of swans, and she showed him the feathers which they had let fall in the yard, and which she had collected.
Here goes lumber from the Maine woods, which did not go out to sea in the last freshet, risen four dollars on the thousand because of what did go out or was split up; pine, spruce, cedar -- first, second, third, and fourth qualities, so lately all of one quality, to wave over the bear, and moose, and caribou.
In the woods, after they had gone a long way from the road, Jesse stopped in an opening among the trees where a clearing, overgrown with small bushes, ran up from the creek.
"Back!" cried Simon to a borzoi that was pushing forward out of the wood. The count started and dropped the snuffbox.
My place of refuge was constructed of wood, but so low that I could with difficulty sit upright in it.