Is the word "woods" considered an collective noun, as in taking a walk in the "woods"?

1 Answer
Oct 5, 2016

No. See explanation.


A collective noun is a noun describing a group of objects usually used with expression of + noun for example:

  • in expression a pack of wolves word pack is a collective noun describing the group of animals (here wolves)

  • other example could be word describing sone military units like a division of infantry