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  1. A forest in full leaf, as in summer.
  • Under the greenwood tree / Who loves to lie with me / And tune his merry note / Unto the sweet bird"s throat " / Come hither, come hither, come hither! / Here shall he see / No enemy / But winter and rough weather. " Shakespeare, "s:Under the Greenwood Tree, Under the Greenwood Tree".
  • 1819: "We who walk the do many a wild deed, and the Lady Rowena"s deliverance may be received as an atonement." " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
  • Etymology: From green + wood.

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