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Noun: matchwood  'mach,wûd
  1. Wood in small pieces or splinters
    "the vessel was beaten to matchwood on the rocks";
    - splinters
     
  2. Wood suitable for making matchsticks
     
  3. Fragments of wood
    "it was smashed into matchwood"

Derived forms: matchwoods

Type of: bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap, wood

Encyclopedia: Matchwood, Michigan