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a place where timber is cut and stored
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  • If the good people are not to die of cold, they have no alternative but to come to my woodyard.

    Economic Sophisms Frederic Bastiat
  • From there we were driven to the woodyard, where we were made to saw wood for two hours.

    Broke Edwin A. Brown
  • Nothing is so good for muskmelons as old chips from the woodyard.

    Soil Culture J. H. Walden
  • Half a score of men were loafing about the woodyard on shore.

    The Prodigal Judge Vaughan Kester
  • I stepped along and found myself in the woodyard among piles of wood, saws, sawbucks, and sawdust.

    Broke Edwin A. Brown
  • A number of us were sent to the woodyard and several of us were put to washing, cleaning, and scrubbing the floors and stairs.

    Broke Edwin A. Brown
  • Old Mr. Bergen himself spent much of his time at Hamilton, where he had a woodyard with a couple of rooms attached to it.

    Aaron Trow Anthony Trollope
  • He saw the gate of a woodyard open and went in to get out of the wind which swept the bleak broad thoroughfare.

    Under Western Eyes Joseph Conrad
  • Hugh soon found that the work was far more interesting than it had been in the woodyard.

    Redskin and Cow-Boy

    G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
  • I have seen them gathering it on the fresh sawdust in the woodyard, especially on that of hickory or maple.

    A Year in the Fields John Burroughs

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