woodpile


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wood·pile

 (wo͝od′pīl′)
n.
A pile of wood, especially when used for fuel.
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woodpile

(ˈwʊdˌpaɪl)
n
1. (Forestry) a pile or heap of firewood
2. nigger in the woodpile See nigger3
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wood•pile

(ˈwʊdˌpaɪl)

n.
a pile or stack of firewood.
[1545–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodpile - a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuelwoodpile - a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
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Translations

woodpile

[ˈwʊdpaɪl] Nmontón m de leña
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

woodpile

[ˈwʊdˌpaɪl] ncatasta di legna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
I wanted an axe, but there wasn't any, only the one out at the woodpile, and I knowed why I was going to leave that.
He procured a packing-case from the woodpile in the cellar, fitted a cover to it, and raided the scrap-iron the Silva tribe was collecting for the junkman.
"All right, I'm willin'," Matt agreed, leaning the rifle against the woodpile
"She stayed playing with Diana more than half an hour more'n I gave her leave to; and now she's perched out there on the woodpile talking to Matthew, nineteen to the dozen, when she knows perfectly well she ought to be at her work.
Then poor Davy betook himself to a secluded retreat behind the woodpile to think over the way of transgressors.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
Unless, very likely, there's an Irishman in your mother's woodpile."
As for its legs, the right was a hoe handle, and the left an undistinguished and miscellaneous stick from the woodpile. Its lungs, stomach, and other affairs of that kind were nothing better than a meal bag stuffed with straw.
Never swat at a bug you uncover in a woodpile. There is a very small chance that a brown recluse spider will take up housekeeping in your wood.
Cops found the 47-year-old actress cowering in a spider-infested woodpile on Wednesday.
House owner Marc Minaric said yesterday: "I told her to get out of the woodpile because there were black widow spiders in there.
Menorez said: "I found her by a woodpile in the garden.