Definition of boneyard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊnjɑːd/


A cemetery: it was a seventeenth-century boneyard, the oldest in the city figurative his plate was a boneyard of sandwich crusts
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  • They are particularly keen on the Necropolis, the old boneyard that sprawls across the boundary between city centre and east end.
  • There's a whole craft industry based on vehicles for transferring corpses from the chapel to the boneyard.
  • The woman and I walked down the road between the boneyard and the nuthouse this morning and headed into the garden allotments.

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