lumberyard

[luhm-ber-yahrd]

Origin of lumberyard

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; lumber1 + yard2
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lumberyard

noun
  1. US and Canadian an establishment where timber and sometimes other building materials are stored or soldAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): timberyard
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