woodbin

[ wood-bin ]
/ ˈwʊdˌbɪn /

noun

a bin, box, or the like for storing wood fuel.

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Also called wood·box [wood-boks]. /ˈwʊdˌbɒks/.

Origin of woodbin

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Example sentences from the Web for woodbin

  • The woodbin was filled, and even a five-gallon can of kerosene.

    Just Patty|Jean Webster