from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An establishment that sells lumber and other building materials from a yard.
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- n. A facility dedicated to the preparation and/or sale of lumber.
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- n. a workplace where lumber is stocked for sale
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Like when you call the lumberyard after their delivery was $150 over their quote and you get the wizened old flannel-wearing owner/patriarch of the store.
"I don't recall her calling the lumberyard and ordering glass."
Planning ahead, as always, Wicker had called a lumberyard in Forestville, Maryland, and placed an order for the supplies he would need to build the shooting platform.
In preparation Qwilleran called the lumberyard and alerted them that a fellow named Iggy would be picking up building materials, which should be charged directly to the Klingen-schoen office in Pickax.
“Abby, don’t forget on Monday to call the lumberyard and order this material.”
Hickson who works in your lumberyard is the same Hiram Hickson who is our father, "he added to Mr. Bobbsey.
Theyd work at the grain elevator or the feed-mill, start at the bottom in the lumberyard, get a job at the hardware store, or maybe even buy a bar.
"It never occurred to us radiation would come our way," says Hidehiro Asada, a 43-year-old owner of a lumberyard who was in the crowd.
The pits furnish a bit of counterpoint crudity to Ms. Bontecou's unrelenting elegance: The lumberyard red ends of the pine two-by-sixes are left showing, and a hacksaw blade lies, as if forgotten, on top.
- A week after House Republican leaders gathered at a lumberyard in Sterling to announce their "Pledge to America," one of the party's prized recruits stopped at a business about 150 miles away to make a campaign pitch about taxes, regulation and the government's role.