a yard or waterside location at which boats, small craft, and the like are built, maintained, docked, etc.

Compare shipyard.

Origin of boatyard

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805; boat + yard2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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