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Noun: deadwood  'ded,wûd
  1. A branch or a part of a tree that is dead
    - deadfall [N. Amer]
     
  2. Someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded
    - fifth wheel

Derived forms: deadwoods

Type of: branch, redundance, redundancy, superfluousness

Encyclopedia: Deadwood, South Dakota