Overly strong smell of the wood of the cask or barrel. Might mean the wine was kept too long in the cask or that the wood was contaminated.
a term describing an unpleasant hay taste in black tea; often due to long storage. page up page up
A long maturing in oak casks will give a vanilla nose and toastiness to the wine, it will also improve its flavours by softening the tannins (for the reds).
A taste fault giving the coffee beans a distinct, unpleasant wood-like character. Result of an almost complete loss of organic material in the green beans during storage. Makes coffee unsuitable for commercial purposes. Reminiscent of the odor of dry wood.
Having hard, tough tissues that persist from year to year and are capable of producing shoot or flower buds. Woody plants also have the capacity to increase in diameter from year to year.
Hard in texture.
Woody plants have hard stems and buds that survive above ground in winter. For instance, trees (which are further broken down into the deciduous and evergreen categories) are woody plants. The opposite of woody is herbaceous.
made hard like wood as the result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
Consisting of, or containing, wood or woody fiber; ligneous; as, the woody parts of plants.
a. (ME. woddy, wody, fr. wode, wood + -y) of or containing wood or wood fibers; consisting mainly of hard lignified tissues.
Consisting of wood plants such as trees or bushes.
containing lignified plant tissue.
A vehicle having wood panel or simulated wood panel bodywork.
a car, van, etc
a car, van or other vehicle that has the wood panel sides
a piece of automotive history evidenced by a very high number of scale models fashioned after this car
(slang) See erection
Sexual slang for a market moving strongly upward, as in, ``This market has a woody.''
Slang to describe a market moving strongly upward, as in, "This market has a woody."
Slang to describe when the market has a strong and quick upward movement.
Undesirable odor and flavor from too long contact with wood.
tea taster's term indicating an undesirable grass or hay flavor in black tea
Flavor peculiar to either dead (indicating old crop, coffee stored too long) or green wood flavor found in certain coffees, like fresh saw-dust; neither very pleasant.