Definition of log pile in English:

log pile


  • A stack of wood stored for fuel.

    ‘I gathered wood from the log pile near the boathouse’
    • ‘This is a good month to make a log pile in the garden.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘All three boys attempted to jump over each log pile.’
    • ‘She had tried to climb the very large log pile by the fireplace and had managed to get stuck under the fallen wood.’
    • ‘The log-pile was too far from the door.’
    • ‘A desperate forage in the log pile to feed the wood-burner can wreck a grass snake's winter.’
    • ‘They rely on their own hand-pumped wells for water and a log pile to fuel their stoves.’
    • ‘A log-pile has been made under the trees.’
    • ‘Creating log piles may attract hedgehogs.’
    • ‘Which of the two of us would be brave enough to walk into the autumnal darkness to get firewood from the log pile?’