phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Neck of the woods

Posted by DavidFG on August 10, 2008 at 08:45

In Reply to: Neck of the woods posted by Phil Crawford on August 09, 2008 at 10:35:

: Where did the phrase "Neck of the woods" originate?

It comes from one meaning of 'neck' being a narrow strip of something - in this case, of woodland.