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check

check  v.— «Logs shrink, they twist and most objectionable of all to some buyers, they “check”—a term for splits in the wood that look like long cracks.» —“It was a natural pick” by Stacy Smith Segovia Leaf...

Floodweiser

Floodweiser  n.— «Baker was then presented a large shadow box crafted from wood from a sandbag pallet. The box contains a plaque and mementos of the flood, including a miniature sandbag and rubber boot, a cell phone, a...

brebas

brebas  n.— «While some figs offer one crop per year, others provide two. The crop of the season, call brebas (from the Spanish, meaning “first fig”) grows on the previous year’s wood and typically ripens earlier in the summer...

grandfather

grandfather  n.— «During the purification ceremonies, anywhere from four to 20 people would pack into the tarp-covered huts. The lava rocks, or grandfathers as they are called, have already been burning for hours in the wood burner...

punky

punky  adj.— «Virtually any kind of wood can be used for cordwood masonry, as long as it’s relatively dry, stripped of its bark, and not spongy (or “punky,” as they say in the North Country).» —“A Child-Built Cordwood...

griefer

griefer  n.— «Being your standard UO griefer, he laughed at us and refused to return it, and there was quite a long standoff. Fortunately, this was a newbie griefer, and said he would sell me the 1600 wood back for 500 gold. Of course...