boat·​yard ˈbōt-ˌyärd How to pronounce boatyard (audio)
: 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 Of the roughly 1,200 superyachts on order in boatyards, about two dozen are over 100 meters. William Booth, Washington Post, 30 Sep. 2023 Moss Marina, a boatyard, wants to transform into a 400-room hotel complex with retail shops and restaurants. Patricia Mazzei, New York Times, 28 Sep. 2023 In Dillingham, for example, the PAF Marine Service boatyard, which is a Peter Pan facility, charges non-Peter-Pan fishermen approximately $6000. Christina McDermott, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Aug. 2023 The county’s manufacturing light zoning designation allows for the construction of industrial properties such as assembly plants, boatyards and processing facilities. Lia Russell, Baltimore Sun, 15 Sep. 2023 Two female shrimp workers are still living in tents outside the boatyard near the dock, choosing to ride out the weather to stay close to their community. Brianna Sacks, Anchorage Daily News, 17 July 2023 An investigation revealed that the fire started inside a building at 32 Ned’s Point Road, where the boatyard is located, the state Department of Fire Services said in a statement. Anjali Huynh,, 22 Aug. 2022 The Maximum Purple is tasty and includes boatyard vodka, savoia Americano, cassis, and champagne. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 2 May 2023 The 14 students lived in cabins at the boatyard, formed a COVID bubble, left technology largely behind, and spent the fall connecting with each other and the incredible natural world around them at the two properties (Loren built a small bridge over the river to connect them)., 18 June 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1708, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boatyard was in 1708

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“Boatyard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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