from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Wood, Grant 1892-1942. American artist noted for his paintings based on life in the Midwest, especially American Gothic (1930).
  • Wood, Leonard 1860-1927. American military leader and colonial administrator who was chief of staff of the U.S. Army (1910-1914) and governor-general of the Philippines (1921-1927).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English topographic surname for someone who lived in or near a wood.
  • proper n. An English occupational surname for a woodsman.


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