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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a branch or a part of a tree that is dead;

2. someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded;
[syn: fifth wheel, deadwood]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Deadwood \Dead"wood`\, n. 1. (Naut.) A mass of timbers built into the bow and stern of a vessel to give solidity. [1913 Webster] 2. Dead trees or branches; useless material. [1913 Webster] 3. [fig.] People who are unproductive; -- used especially in reference to employees. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

deadwood n 1: a branch or a part of a tree that is dead 2: someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded [syn: fifth wheel, deadwood]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "deadwood": allowance, bine, bones, bough, branch, branchedness, branchiness, bulge, burgeon, chaff, culm, dishwater, draff, dregs, dust, edge, filings, flagellum, fork, frond, garbage, gash, handicap, head start, hogwash, husks, leavings, lees, limb, odds, offal, offscourings, offshoot, orts, overhand, parings, potsherds, rags, ramage, ramification, raspings, refuse, runner, sarment, scion, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, shards, shavings, shoot, slack, slag, slip, slop, slops, spear, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, start, stolon, stubble, sucker, sweepings, swill, switch, tares, tendril, thallus, twig, vantage, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Deadwood, SD -- U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 1380 Housing Units (2000): 817 Land area (2000): 3.776974 sq. miles (9.782318 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.776974 sq. miles (9.782318 sq. km) FIPS code: 15700 Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46 Location: 44.376718 N, 103.729230 W ZIP Codes (1990): 57732 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Deadwood, SD Deadwood