Definition of lumberyard
: a yard where a stock of lumber is kept for sale
Recent Examples of lumberyard from the Web
The company built government housing and strip malls in the 1940s and 1950s, and made lumberyards in the 1950s.
His father, Noel, a bus driver before becoming the manager at a lumberyard, showed him the game.
Mundelein bought a nearby lumberyard in August 2016 in order to gain control over its future use, and a month later a different company asked to buy it.
Once mined, asteroids could be turned into the equivalent of gas stations and lumberyards for outbound spacecraft.
The renovated lumberyard, or ADI/Lumberyard — which will include a black-box theater, studios and housing — will join a growing list of upstate satellites to the New York City dance world.
Last year, his office sold a 19th-century former lumberyard complex to the American Dance Institute, now based in Maryland, which plans to turn it into a performance space and artists’ housing, opening in 2018.
Kang’s daily life alternated between school—rote memorization of communist propaganda—and slave labor in the camp’s cornfields, lumberyards, and gold mines.
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First Known Use of lumberyard
LUMBERYARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lumberyard for English Language Learners
: a place where wooden boards are kept for sale
LUMBERYARD Defined for Kids
Definition of lumberyard for Students
: a place where lumber is kept for sale
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