One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A stack of wood stored for fuel.‘I gathered wood from the log pile near the boathouse’
- ‘A log-pile has been made under the trees.’
- ‘The log-pile was too far from the door.’
- ‘They rely on their own hand-pumped wells for water and a log pile to fuel their stoves.’
- ‘This is a good month to make a log pile in the garden.’
- ‘Creating log piles may attract hedgehogs.’
- ‘A desperate forage in the log pile to feed the wood-burner can wreck a grass snake's winter.’
- ‘Over the last two weekends we have done good stuff planting plants, drastically pruning shrubs, stacking the log pile, weeding and other sundry maintenance tasks.’
- ‘She had tried to climb the very large log pile by the fireplace and had managed to get stuck under the fallen wood.’
- ‘All three boys attempted to jump over each log pile.’
- ‘Which of the two of us would be brave enough to walk into the autumnal darkness to get firewood from the log pile?’
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