Definition of woodyard in English:

woodyard

noun

  • A yard where wood is chopped or stored.

    • ‘A former worker, who asked not to be named, told the Yorkshire Post: ‘There were at least 10 lads at work clearing wood from the woodyard next door to Goodwin's and putting it in skips.’’
    • ‘Evidence would also show the pair had practised using homemade weapons both at Morrison's flat in Bridlington and in a woodyard where a silhouette target was found by police.’
    • ‘Three extra flats are being planned for a controversial scheme on the site of a former woodyard in Fairfax Drive, Westcliff, it has been revealed.’
    • ‘Since her son William was employed at the woodyard the Fitzwilliam administration had allowed her to stay in the cottage and also paid her a widow's weekly pension of half a crown.’
    • ‘The Bastille had gone, its site converted into a woodyard.’

Pronunciation:

woodyard

/ˈwo͝odyärd/