What Is the Definition of Deadwood?

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The word deadwood can be defined as a branch or part of a tree that is dead or people or things that are no longer useful or prolific. The term can also mean someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded.
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dead·wood
[ded-wood]
NOUN
1.
the dead branches on a tree; dead branches or trees.
2.
useless or burdensome persons or things: He cut the deadwood from his staff.
3.
(in writing) unnecessary words, phrases, or exposition; expendable verbiage.
4.
Nautical a solid construction, serving only as reinforcement, located between the keel of a vessel and the stem or sternpost.
5.
Bowling. pins remaining on the alley after having been knocked down by the ball.
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Dead*wood (ddwd) n. dead wood Sports Fallen bowling pins
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