One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A yard where wood is chopped or stored.
- ‘The Bastille had gone, its site converted into a woodyard.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
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