lumberyard
noun Date: 1753 a yard where a stock of lumber is kept for sale

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  • lumberyard — ☆ lumberyard [lum′bəryärd΄ ] n. a place where lumber is kept for sale …   English World dictionary

  • lumberyard — noun A facility dedicated to the preparation and/or sale of lumber. Ill just go to the lumberyard and buy some more two by fours so we can finish building this …   Wiktionary

  • lumberyard — [[t]lʌ̱mbə(r)jɑː(r)d[/t]] lumberyards also lumber yard N COUNT A lumberyard is a place where wood is stored and sold. [AM] (in BRIT, use timber yard) …   English dictionary

  • lumberyard — /lum beuhr yahrd /, n. a yard where lumber is stored for sale. [1780 90, Amer.; LUMBER1 + YARD2] * * * …   Universalium

  • lumberyard — Synonyms and related words: archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, bunker, buttery, cargo dock, cellar, chest, closet, conservatory, crate, crib, cupboard, depository, depot, dock, drawer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lumberyard — lum|ber|yard [ˈlʌmbəja:d US bərja:rd] n AmE a place where wood is kept before it is sold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lumberyard — lum|ber|yard [ lʌmbər,jard ] noun count AMERICAN an outside area where wood is kept and sold …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lumberyard — n. wood yard, open area where lumber is stored in large piles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lumberyard — noun (C) AmE a place where wood is kept before it is sold …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lumberyard — lum•ber•yard [[t]ˈlʌm bərˌyɑrd[/t]] n. bui a yard where lumber is stored for sale • Etymology: 1780–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

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