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Wode   Listen
Wode  adj.  Mad. See Wood, a. (Obs. or Prov. Eng.)

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"Wode" Quotes from Famous Books

... actions would likewise change, and the person whose weapons were the bane of dragons and giants, who sought them in the wildernesses they infested, might become the enemy only of the sheriff and his officers, under the 'grene-wode lefe.'" It is unnecessary to point out that the language we have quoted contains, beyond the statement that warlike exercises were anciently combined with religious rites, a very slightly founded ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 2, December, 1857 • Various

... charming excursion, all through the grene wode wilde, and I enjoyed it. I had Indian society, and learned Indian talk, and bathed in charming rushing waters, and saw enormous pine trees 300 feet high, and slept al fresco, and ate ad libitum. To this day ...
— Memoirs • Charles Godfrey Leland

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