woodpile

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noun wood·pile \ˈwu̇d-ˌpī(-ə)l\

Definition of woodpile

  1. :  a pile of wood (such as firewood)

in the woodpile

  1. :  doing or responsible for covert mischief

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First Known Use of woodpile

circa 1552


WOODPILE Defined for English Language Learners

woodpile

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Definition of woodpile for English Language Learners

  • : a pile of pieces of wood that will be used to make fires


WOODPILE Defined for Kids

woodpile

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noun wood·pile \ˈwu̇d-ˌpīl\

Definition of woodpile for Students

  1. :  a pile of wood and especially firewood

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