boneyard


bone·yard

noun \-ˌyärd\

Definition of BONEYARD

1
:  cemetery
2
:  a place where worn-out or damaged objects (as cars) are collected to await disposal

Examples of BONEYARD

  1. <a once-notorious gunslinger who now lies in the forlorn boneyard of an Old West ghost town>

First Known Use of BONEYARD

1851

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