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Definition of Wooden

Wooden
Wooden Wood"en, a. 1. Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling, wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding. 2. Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless. When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a very wooden figure on it. --Collier. His singing was, I confess, a little wooden. --G. MacDonald. Wooden spoon. (a) (Cambridge University, Eng.) The last junior optime who takes a university degree, -- denoting one who is only fit to stay at home and stir porridge. ``We submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads because they never heard of the differential calculus.' --Macaulay. (b) In some American colleges, the lowest appointee of the junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his class, without reference to scholarship. Formerly, it was a custom for classmates to present to this person a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies. Wooden ware, a general name for buckets, bowls, and other articles of domestic use, made of wood. Wooden wedding. See under Wedding.

Meaning of Wooden from wikipedia

- carbon dating and in some species by dendrochronology to determine when a wooden object was created. People have used wood for thousands of years for many...
- John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California, Los Angeles. Nicknamed...
- Trefor Owen identified three main varieties of clogs: wooden upper, wooden soled and overshoes. Wooden upper clogs; are made by hollowing out a lump of solid...
- In the United States, a wooden nickel is a wooden token coin, usually issued by a merchant or bank as a promotion, sometimes redeemable for a specific...
- Wooden Spoon may refer to: Wooden spoon, implement Wooden spoon (award) Australian rugby league wooden spooners County Championship Wooden Spoons List...
- Wooden horse can refer to: The Wooden Horse, a 1950 POW escape film Wooden horse (device), torture device Trojan Horse, wooden horse of Troy A wooden...
- coasters, where the train was attached to a wooden track, first appeared in France in the early 1800s. Although wooden roller coasters are still being produced...
- The wooden ox (木牛流馬; lit. wooden ox and flowing horse) was a single-wheeled cart with two handles (i.e., a wheelbarrow) whose invention within China is...
- A wooden horse, Spanish donkey or cavaletto squarciapalle, is a torture device, of which there exist two variations; both inflict pain by using the subject's...
- John R. Wooden Cl****ic was an annual college basketball event hosted by the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Named after coach John Wooden, the event...
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