- a pile or stack of firewood.
Origin of woodpile
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Examples from the Web for woodpile
He's eaten so much of our woodpile, that he will be but a drowsy sentinel, I'm afraid.Left on Labrador
Charles Asbury Stephens
We'll appoint Hen Dutcher a committee of one on the woodpile.The Grammar School Boys Snowbound
H. Irving Hancock
When they left the woodpile Master Meadow Mouse left it too.
He was building himself a new home in Farmer Green's woodpile.
How beautiful it must have looked when such a woodpile was blazing on the water in the dark night!Foma Gordyeff
- a pile or heap of firewood
- nigger in the woodpile See nigger (def. 3) offensive
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