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Meaning of DRIFTWOOD

Pronunciation:  'drift`wûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  wood that is floating or that has been washed ashore
 

DRIFTWOOD is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: wood

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Drift"wood`\, n.
1. Wood drifted or floated by water.

2. Fig.: Whatever is drifting or floating as on water.

         The current of humanity, with its heavy proportion
         of very useless driftwood.            -- New Your
                                               Times.

 

 

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