lumberyard

noun
lum·​ber·​yard | \ ˈləm-bər-ˌyärd How to pronounce lumberyard (audio) \

Definition of lumberyard

: a yard where a stock of lumber is kept for sale

Examples of lumberyard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Naples, the wealthy retirement community south of Fort Myers, Ron Labbe owned a lumberyard that sold materials to the town’s high-end builders. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 In Naples, the wealthy retirement community south of Fort Myers, Ron Labbe owned a lumberyard that sold materials to the town’s high-end builders. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 In Naples, the wealthy retirement community south of Fort Myers, Ron Labbe owned a lumberyard that sold materials to the town’s high-end builders. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 In Naples, the wealthy retirement community south of Fort Myers, Ron Labbe owned a lumberyard that sold materials to the town’s high-end builders. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 5 Aug. 2021 Two anonymous artists carved the totem pole in Tacoma at a Vashon Island lumberyard. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 6 July 2021 So many were cracked open that the air carried the scent of a lumberyard. John Keilman, chicagotribune.com, 24 June 2021 Matthew Williams had been accused of killing his longtime employer, Daniel Jefferson Elliott, a lumberyard and box factory owner, in what reportedly began as a discussion about wages, according to the Maryland State Archives. Washington Post, 9 June 2021 Matthew Williams had been accused of killing his longtime employer, Daniel Jefferson Elliott, a lumberyard and box factory owner, in what reportedly began as a discussion over wages, according to the Maryland State Archives. Jean Marbella, baltimoresun.com, 3 June 2021

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First Known Use of lumberyard

1753, in the meaning defined above

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14 Sep 2021

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“Lumberyard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumberyard. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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lumberyard

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lumberyard

: a place where wooden boards are kept for sale

lumberyard

noun
lum·​ber·​yard | \ ˈləm-bər-ˌyärd How to pronounce lumberyard (audio) \

Kids Definition of lumberyard

: a place where lumber is kept for sale

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