timber yard

noun

Definition of timber yard

British

  1. :  a place where wooden boards are kept for sale

Word by Word Definitions

timberplay
  1. :  growing trees or their wood

    : used interjectionally to warn of a falling tree

    :  wood suitable for building or for carpentry

  1. :  to frame, cover, or support with timbers

yardplay
  1. :  a small usually walled and often paved area open to the sky and adjacent to a building :  court

    :  the grounds of a building or group of buildings

    :  the grounds immediately surrounding a house that are usually covered with grass

  1. :  of, relating to, or employed in the yard surrounding a building

    :  of, relating to, or employed in a railroad yard

  1. :  to drive into or confine in a restricted area :  herd, pen

    :  to deliver to or store in a yard

    :  to congregate in or as if in a yard

  1. :  any of various units of measure: such as

    :  a unit of volume equal to a cubic yard

    :  a great length or quantity


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