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Definitions and Synonyms of matchwood | Another word for matchwood | What is matchwood?

Definition 1: fragments of wood - [noun denoting object]

Samples where matchwood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was smashed into matchwood

(matchwood is a kind of ...) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

Definition 2: wood suitable for making matchsticks - [noun denoting substance]

(matchwood is a kind of ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

Definition 3: wood in small pieces or splinters - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where matchwood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the vessel was beaten to matchwood on the rocks

Synonyms for matchwood in the sense of this definition

(matchwood is a kind of ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

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