Definition of highwood in US English:

highwood

noun

rare, historical
  • Woodland containing tall trees; specifically such woodland cleared of undergrowth and managed for the production of timber or (in early use) for hunting; an area of such woodland.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Layamon (fl. 1250), poet. From high + wood.

Pronunciation

highwood

/ˈhʌɪwʊd/