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  • noun Plural form of greenwood.


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  • To right and left there were the hills, now barren altogether, or again with a narrow belt of "greenwoods" -- spruce, balsam, tamarack -- along the shore.

    Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador Mina Benson Hubbard 1913

  • Graham that sucks definetly one of the best scores of the year same thing happened with johnny greenwoods there will be blood score last year for having pre recorded tracks

    The Dark Knight Score Disqualified From Academy Award Consideration | /Film 2008

  • O ringdoves and roses, O dews and wildflowers, O waving greenwoods and balmy airs of summer!

    The History of Pendennis 2006

  • Up on the plateau the soldiers stewed newly slaughtered beef in their Flanders cauldrons and sang sentimental songs of greenwoods and girls.

    Sharpe's Battle Cornwell, Bernard 1995

  • Then they hammered together till the greenwoods rang; but the metal was tougher than the pine; and Sinis 'club broke right across, as the bronze came down upon it.

    Types of Children's Literature Walter Barnes

  • He rushed on Theseus, lifting his club, and Theseus rushed upon him, and they fought together till the greenwoods rang.

    Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12) Various

  • The air was clear as crystal, and the water, the greenwoods, the hills and mountains with lines and patches of white upon them, the sky with its big, soft clouds made such a combination of green and blue and silver as I had never seen except in Labrador.

    Woman's Way Through Unknown Labrador Mina Benson Hubbard 1913

  • They carried him and buried him all in the greenwoods

    Rolling of the Stones 1898

  • In the jolly greenwoods of the Midlands you may have enjoyment of another kind.

    The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions Joints In Our Social Armour James Runciman 1871

  • There were few English left to mourn him: the baron would trust none in the castle, and the churls and thralls of the village had perished or taken refuge in the greenwoods, which lay, like a sea of verdure, to the north of the domain of Aescendune, where it was shrewdly suspected they might be found, enjoying the freedom of the forests, and making free with the red deer.

    The Rival Heirs; being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune 1863


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