barn·​wood | \ ˈbärn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce barnwood (audio) \

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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First Known Use of barnwood

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Barnwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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