barnwood

noun
barn·wood | \ ˈbärn-ˌwu̇d \

Definition of barnwood 

: wood used to build a barn He takes things like weathered barnwood, rusted hardware and discarded mantelpieces and transforms them into elegant, functional furniture … —Derek Simmonsen, Washington Times, 3 Oct. 2002

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1902, in the meaning defined above

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