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Friday word: willowwacks

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willowwacks, n.

New England. a wooded, uninhabited area.

Examples:

They couldn't believe anyone could just walk out of the willowwacks, Navy SEAL or not. Aaron Gwyn, Wynne's War, 2014

There aren't many airports in eastern Canada; you look at one like Upper Blackville, out there in the spruce-and-fir willowwacks, and wonder what it's doing there. The AOPA Pilot: Voice of General Aviation, Volume 37, 1994

Etymology:

Willowwacks is of uncertain origin.

(Source: dictionary.com Word of the Day, Jan. 12, 2017)
Tags: noun, unknown origin, w, wordsmith: med_cat
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