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Meaning of DEADWOOD

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dead"wood`\, n.
1. (Naut.) A mass of timbers built into the bow and stern of
   a vessel to give solidity.

2. Dead trees or branches; useless material.



 
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