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- n. A merchant that sells finished wood products used to build objects, such as some furniture and fixtures, as well as construction and repair of complete structures such as houses, buildings, etc. Most lumber yards have evolved into full-service hardware stores.
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I transported thirty-five sleeping bags and supplies for a week at camp, paneling from a lumber yard which wouldn't make delivery until the following week, a missile launch for a science fair, eight baseball bats, four base bags and twelve Little-League players, eight bags of fertilizer for the lawn and six surly homeroom mothers who arrived at a tea smelling like fertilizer.