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woodpile

[woo d-pahyl] /ˈwʊdˌpaɪl/
noun
1.
a pile or stack of firewood.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; wood1 + pile1
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Examples from the web for woodpile
  • Guests can pick up freshly chopped wood from the woodpile of the hotel.
  • What will make it red as that one years ago by the woodpile, a fox that loitered.
  • Then she shovelled a path to the woodpile and one to the car.
  • The co-op provides a communal woodpile for shareholders to use in their fireplaces.
  • He squatted near the fire without looking at her, and she worried that he had been spying on her at the woodpile.
  • Again he jumped down, hurried to a nearby woodpile, and brought back some pieces of old barn siding.
  • Semicrystalline woodpile photonic crystals without complicated alignment via soft lithography.
  • Store your wood away from the house in case termites discover the woodpile.
  • If you have a woodpile for a fireplace or stove, make the stack away from the house.
  • woodpile metallic photonic crystals fabricated by using soft lithography for tailored thermal emission.
British Dictionary definitions for woodpile

woodpile

/ˈwʊdˌpaɪl/
noun
1.
a pile or heap of firewood
2.
nigger in the woodpile, See (offensive) nigger (sense 3)
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