Definition of woodpile
: a pile of wood (such as firewood)
in the woodpile
: doing or responsible for covert mischief
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Ticks, too, who live in the great outdoors, often lurk surprisingly close to home – in brush, woodpiles and freshly mowed lawn.
A woodpile of fat polenta fries, salty and hot, goes nicely with a lush Gorgonzola dip and marinara as options.
Ticks can be found in our backyards, under leaves, on ground cover, around walls and near structures and woodpiles where rodents and other small mammals are active, Molaei said.
Rats also love woodpiles and will nest in them over the summer.
The farmer, Mr. Janzen, with the help of two laborers, spent the day digging roots from the earth, between smoking woodpiles.
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First Known Use of woodpile
WOODPILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of woodpile for English Language Learners
: a pile of pieces of wood that will be used to make fires
WOODPILE Defined for Kids
Definition of woodpile for Students
: a pile of wood and especially firewood
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