boat·​yard | \ ˈbōt-ˌyärd How to pronounce boatyard (audio) \

Definition of boatyard

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

Examples of boatyard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That 36-year run, however, could be in jeopardy over a lease dispute between the Port of San Francisco and Arvind Patel, who owns both the boatyard and the Ramp. J.k. Dineen, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Apr. 2022 The burgeoning Turkish shipbuilder, which began in 2008 as a design studio before opening a boatyard in Antalya two years later, has just unveiled a new concept inspired by the aerodynamics of the world’s fastest cars. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 24 May 2022 The boatyard — which sits on nearly 30 acres and has 20 buildings on site— is a one-stop shop for repairs, seasonal outfitting, storage, boat building and more. Anchorage Daily News, 12 Mar. 2022 The Moores have spent decades in the fisheries business, since well before the boatyard existed. Anchorage Daily News, 12 Mar. 2022 According to Childs, with the estate rebuilt—though the Bali House stills needs work, and Xanadu is still in a Florida boatyard for repairs—the Wildensteins have decided now is a good time to sell and let another family enjoy the home. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 15 Feb. 2022 At the opposite end of the boatyard, another giant, the Sea Rhapsody, was getting a final checkup before being put back into the water. New York Times, 10 Jan. 2022 Meanwhile, Meg continues to press Don for details on Brandon's late-night boatyard activities. Matt Cabral,, 18 Nov. 2021 Firefighters from multiple agencies work to extinguish at least two yachts on fire in the boatyard behind Hinckley Yacht Services in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Globe Staff,, 10 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of boatyard

1708, in the meaning defined above

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2 Aug 2022

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“Boatyard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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