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alpenhorn a very long curved wooden horn, used by herdsmen in the Alps to call cattle.
balance beam a long wooden horizontal beam raised about four feet above the floor, on which women gymnasts perform various balancing routines. [1/2 definitions]
bassoon a large low-pitched woodwind instrument consisting of a long doubled wooden tube fitted with a slender curved metal tube that terminates in a double-reed mouthpiece.
bat1 a heavy, shaped wooden or metal club used to strike the ball in baseball or cricket. [2/4 definitions]
batten2 a narrow board or strip used esp. for exterior siding and flooring in wooden building construction. [1/4 definitions]
battering ram a heavy wooden beam used by warriors in former times to break through doors, walls, gates, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
battledore an Asian predecessor of badminton, played with a wooden paddle and a shuttlecock. [1/2 definitions]
beetle2 a wooden mallet or club used to stamp and finish linen, compress paving stones, or mash vegetables. [1/3 definitions]
belaying pin a short round metal or wooden bar that fits into the rail of a ship, and around which ropes are secured.
blockhouse a fortified building with openings for cannons and rifles to fire through, formerly built of heavy wooden timbers. [1/3 definitions]
boardwalk a walkway built of wooden boards, esp. a promenade at a beach.
boccie a form of lawn bowling, originating in Italy, played with wooden balls on a long narrow court of dirt, clay, or sand.
bolt1 a metal or wooden bar on a door that slides into a socket on the doorframe to secure the door in a closed position. [1/14 definitions]
boomerang a curved wooden club designed to return to the thrower when hurled, used as a hunting weapon by Australian aborigines. [1/3 definitions]
bowl2 a large wooden ball shaped or weighted so as to roll in a curved path, used in lawn bowling. [1/8 definitions]
bowling a game in which a heavy ball is rolled along a wooden alley toward wooden pins that are standing at the far end. [1/2 definitions]
bowling alley a long narrow wooden expanse of floor with gutters on either side, used for the game of bowling. [1/2 definitions]
brassie a wooden golf club with a brass-plated sole, used to hit long, low shots; a number two wood.
buckboard a small uncovered carriage with a flexible wooden frame attached directly to the axles.
building block a wooden or plastic block, usu. part of a set, designed as a children's building toy; block. [1/3 definitions]
Bunraku a traditional form of Japanese puppet theater, that uses large wooden puppets manipulated by visible puppeteers who are dressed in black.