lumberyard

noun
lum·​ber·​yard | \ˈləm-bər-ˌyärd \

Definition of lumberyard 

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

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The tables, lamps, chairs, and daybeds are models of efficiency, designed with clean lines and simple materials like lumberyard wood and metals. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Donald Judd furniture show opens at SFMOMA," 19 July 2018 Also, home now has a broader definition: There's the space over the garage, the apartment above our lumberyard, and now the cottage next door—all of which are occupied by our grown (if over 21 is grown) children. Heather Lende, Woman's Day, "Living with Grown Children," 25 Jan. 2012 His father, Prince Starks, worked in a lumberyard, and his mother, Ruth Starks-Watkins, worked in food services at a public school. Daniel E. Slotnik, BostonGlobe.com, "Jabo Starks, drummer for James Brown, dies at 79," 2 May 2018 The phenomenon injects some economic energy into an area once dominated by sawmills, lumberyards and tanneries. Washington Post, "TravelLab: In a forest on the trail of synchronous fireflies," 20 June 2018 His father, Prince Starks, worked in a lumberyard, and his mother, Ruth Starks-Watkins, worked in food services at a public school. Daniel E. Slotnik, BostonGlobe.com, "Jabo Starks, drummer for James Brown, dies at 79," 2 May 2018 His father, Prince Starks, worked in a lumberyard, and his mother, Ruth Starks-Watkins, worked in food services at a public school. Daniel E. Slotnik, BostonGlobe.com, "Jabo Starks, drummer for James Brown, dies at 79," 2 May 2018 His father, Prince Starks, worked in a lumberyard, and his mother, Ruth Starks-Watkins, worked in food services at a public school. Daniel E. Slotnik, BostonGlobe.com, "Jabo Starks, drummer for James Brown, dies at 79," 2 May 2018 The gallery has a permanent home in the Condesa section of Mexico City, a gorgeously sprawling spread in a former lumberyard and industrial bakery redesigned by the architect Alberto Kalach. Martha Schwendener, New York Times, "Kurimanzutto Expands (Way) North," 26 Apr. 2018

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1753, in the meaning defined above

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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 \

Kids Definition of lumberyard

: a place where lumber is kept for sale

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