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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Woody  \Wood"y\,  a. 
  1.  Abounding  with  wood  or  woods;  as  woody  land.  ``The  woody 
  wilderness.''  --Bryant. 
  Secret  shades  Of  woody  Ida's  inmost  grove.  --Milton. 
  2.  Consisting  of  or  containing,  wood  or  woody  fiber; 
  ligneous;  as  the  woody  parts  of  plants. 
  3.  Of  or  pertaining  to  woods;  sylvan.  [R.]  ``Woody  nymphs, 
  fair  Hamadryades.''  --Spenser. 
  {Woody  fiber}.  (Bot.) 
  a  Fiber  or  tissue  consisting  of  slender,  membranous 
  tubes  tapering  at  each  end 
  b  A  single  wood  cell.  See  under  {Wood}.  --Goodale. 
  {Woody  nightshade}.  (Bot.).  See  {Bittersweet},  3 
  a  . 
  {Woody  pear}  (Bot.),  the  inedible,  woody,  pear-shaped  fruit 
  of  several  Australian  proteaceous  trees  of  the  genus 
  {Xylomelum};  --  called  also  {wooden  pear}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  made  of  or  containing  or  resembling  wood;  "woody  plants"; 
  "perennial  herbs  with  woody  stems";  "a  woody  taste" 
  [ant:  {nonwoody}] 
  2:  abounding  in  trees;  "an  arboreous  landscape";  "violets  in 
  woodsy  shady  spots";  "a  woody  area  near  the  highway"  [syn: 
  {arboraceous},  {arboreous},  {woodsy}] 
  3:  made  hard  like  wood  as  the  result  of  the  deposition  of 
  lignin  in  the  cell  walls  [syn:  {lignified}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Woody,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  93287 

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