woodyard

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woodyard

(ˈwʊdˌjɑːd)
n
(Forestry) a place where timber is cut and stored
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We laid up at a country woodyard about forty mile above Uncle Silas's place a little after one at night, and it was thickening up and going to storm.
That is what I was saying to myself," he continued, "as I dodged in the woodyard down by the river-side.
He saw the gate of a woodyard open and went in to get out of the wind which swept the bleak broad thoroughfare.
On leaving the workshop Adam locked the door, took the key out, and carried it to the house on the other side of the woodyard.
Well, when it 'uz a little pas' midnight, as I reckoned, en I had come fifteen or twenty mile, I see de lights o' a steamboat layin' at de bank, whah dey warn't no town en no woodyard, en putty soon I ketched de shape o' de chimbly tops ag'in' de stars, en den good gracious me, I 'most jumped out o' my skin for joy