Floating wood that can be found in rivers, ponds, or other bodies of water. Some people collect driftwood and make things out of it such as sculptures and carvings.

Drift"wood` (?), n.

1.

Wood drifted or floated by water.

2.

Fig.: Whatever is drifting or floating as on water.

The current of humanity, with its heavy proportion of very useless driftwood. New Your Times.

 

© Webster 1913.

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