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timber yard

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Definition of timber yard in English:

noun

chiefly British
A place that sells timber and other building materials.
Example sentences
  • Already well known for the dexterity and neatness of his hands, it was in his brother-in-law's timber yard that Johnny learnt to handle knives and saws with expert precision by watching carpenters at work.
  • Under the good planks on the top of the pile in the timber yard were all the shoddy ones.
  • Commuters today faced severe disruption following a major blaze at a timber yard.

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