boatyard

noun
boat·​yard | \ˈbōt-ˌyärd \

Definition of boatyard 

: a yard where boats are built, repaired, and stored and often sold or rented

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The company was was founded in 1928 by Benjamin B. Hinckley, who purchased a small boatyard in Southwest Harbor, Maine. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Hinckley Is Making the World's First Fully Electric Yacht," 4 Oct. 2017 When Tonning first approached his industrial boatyard, she was greeted by his pet goat. Robert Earle Howells, SFChronicle.com, "Insider: A sea captain’s guide to Eureka," 5 July 2018 Bears have been a big topic of discussion around Naknek boatyards since one young fisherman was attacked earlier this month. Author: Mitch Borden, Anchorage Daily News, "‘This isn’t how I’m dying’: Teenager recounts bear attack in Naknek boatyard," 24 June 2018 Along the Waterline, the solo exhibit by photographer Cohen, included abstract images of often worn boat hulls encrusted with the evidence of the past seasons sitting on cradles in boatyards. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 19 June 2018 Juliette’s major love interests — two of them, anyway — are brothers whose family owns a modest boatyard. New York Times, "Beautiful People in European Villas: a Film Genre of Its Own," 15 May 2018 Tonning talked her way into deckhand gigs on Zerlang’s tugboats and the Madaket, and immersed herself in the local maritime culture, taking up residence in a trailer at the boatyard. Robert Earle Howells, SFChronicle.com, "Insider: A sea captain’s guide to Eureka," 5 July 2018 Along the Waterline, the solo exhibit by photographer Cohen, included abstract images of often worn boat hulls encrusted with the evidence of the past seasons sitting on cradles in boatyards. Courant Community, "Community News For The Valley Edition," 19 June 2018 The eatery was going to have a deck and a two-story, six-slip boatyard. David Smiley And Glenn Garvin, miamiherald, "Mystery Miamian tied to Trump probe had many names, foul mouth, 2 DUI busts," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of boatyard

1708, in the meaning defined above

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boatyard

noun

English Language Learners Definition of boatyard

: a place where boats are built, repaired, stored, rented, or sold

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