matchwood

Definitions of matchwood
  1. noun
    fragments of wood
    “it was smashed into matchwood
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    type of:
    bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap
    a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
  2. noun
    wood in small pieces or splinters
    “the vessel was beaten to matchwood on the rocks”
    synonyms: splinters
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    type of:
    wood
    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  3. noun
    wood suitable for making matchsticks
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    type of:
    wood
    the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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