woodpile

[ woo d-pahyl ]
/ ˈwʊdˌpaɪl /

noun

a pile or stack of firewood.

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Origin of woodpile

First recorded in 1545–55; wood1 + pile1
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British Dictionary definitions for woodpile

woodpile
/ (ˈwʊdˌpaɪl) /

noun

a pile or heap of firewood
nigger in the woodpile See nigger (def. 3) offensive
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