Definition of woodyard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odyärd/


A yard where wood is chopped or stored.
Example sentences
  • A former worker, who asked not to be named, told the Yorkshire Post: ‘There were at least 10 lads at work clearing wood from the woodyard next door to Goodwin's and putting it in skips.’
  • Evidence would also show the pair had practised using homemade weapons both at Morrison's flat in Bridlington and in a woodyard where a silhouette target was found by police.
  • Three extra flats are being planned for a controversial scheme on the site of a former woodyard in Fairfax Drive, Westcliff, it has been revealed.

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Syllabification: wood·yard

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