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 for whitewood
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whitewood \White"wood`\, n.
     The soft and easily-worked wood of the tulip tree
     ({Liriodendron tulipifera). It is much used in cabinetwork,
     carriage building, etc.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Several other kinds of light-colored wood are called
           whitewood in various countries, as the wood of
           Bignonia leucoxylon in the West Indies, of
           Pittosporum bicolor in Tasmania, etc.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Whitewood bark. See the Note under Canella.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bass \Bass\, n. [A corruption of bast.]
     1. (Bot.) The linden or lime tree, sometimes wrongly called
        whitewood; also, its bark, which is used for making
        mats. See Bast.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Pron. ?) A hassock or thick mat.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  whitewood
      n 1: light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for
           furniture and veneer [syn: tulipwood, true tulipwood,
           whitewood, white poplar, yellow poplar]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Whitewood, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    844
     Housing Units (2000): 356
     Land area (2000):     0.647444 sq. miles (1.676871 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.647444 sq. miles (1.676871 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            71580
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             44.461314 N, 103.639136 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     57793
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Whitewood, SD
      Whitewood
  

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