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

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Recent Examples on the Web New Jersey recently announced that marinas, boatyard and outdoor recreation activities would be allowed. Fox News, "Study suggests outdoor activities pose lower coronavirus transmission risk, as states phase in reopenings," 8 May 2020 In Connecticut, only marinas and boatyards have reopened. Fox News, "America reopening: 14 more states ease restrictions before Memorial Day weekend," 18 May 2020 This weekend, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey opened up their marinas, boatyards and boat launches for recreational use. Jessica Flores, USA TODAY, "Coronavirus live updates: US deaths hit 40,000 as NY begins mass antibody testing campaign; cash for small businesses coming," 20 Apr. 2020 Meanwhile, three Northeastern states reopened boatyards and marinas for personal use only. NBC News, "Elton John wants everyone to 'stay standing'," 20 Apr. 2020 It was founded years ago on Innes Avenue in the Bayview district when there were lots of boatyards in the area. Carl Nolte,, "A speck of old San Francisco desperately hangs on in the shadow of Chase Center," 9 Nov. 2019 Our final stop is a 15th-century boatyard that houses the private association Arzaná. National Geographic, "," 22 Jan. 2020 At Squero San Travaso, an out-of-the-way 17th-century boatyard, owner Lorenzo Della Toffola is building a wooden gondola spine under the bright sun. National Geographic, "," 22 Jan. 2020 Bob is a retired sanitation and boatyard worker from the Bronx. Andy Newman, New York Times, "On the Job, 24 Hours a Day, 27 Days a Month," 2 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of boatyard

1708, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of boatyard was in 1708

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8 Jun 2020

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“Boatyard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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

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