driftwood

[ UK /dɹˈɪftwʊd/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹɪftˌwʊd/ ]
NOUN
  1. wood that is floating or that has been washed ashore
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How To Use driftwood In A Sentence

  • Impressionistic cloud cities carved in some kind of webbed driftwood. Beowulf's Children
  • The trail begins near the entrance to the town, extending through patches of dogberries and fireweed, along a beach filled with driftwood and shells and into a wooded area.
  • She sat down on a piece of driftwood that sat on the beach, and looked out to sea.
  • Stems, twigs and driftwood embedded in the sand and mud were used to carbon-date the core sections.
  • Maybe there would even be a few pieces of decent driftwood.
  • They gather driftwood for fuel and share a dinner of roast pigeons and boiled samphire.
  • Ye maun luik to the driftwood first -- pit oot the laggin 'log frae the shore, ye ken," he said to me, following this up with an exhaustive narrative of the raftsman's life which had once been his. St. Cuthbert's
  • The great flooring is made of driftwoods that are collected from the beaches of France. Rustic Design with Modern Lines Sofa
  • It's the ultimate haute Robinson Crusoe hideaway: a handful of thatched villas, constructed by local artisans without recourse to a single nail, incorporating driftwood and reclaimed tree trunks as wall supports and table legs.
  • The foreshore is the Queen's, but some sensible arrangement could be made about the driftwood, plastic bottles, condoms and winkles found there. The Guardian World News
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