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  • n. Alternative spelling of timber yard.


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  • 'And the Evans' thriving timberyard was burned down last night, 'parried Younis.

    A Taste for Burning

  • There were pictures too: the ashes of the first two, more spectacular shots of the timberyard fire at its height with David Shapiro's by-line prominently displayed.

    A Taste for Burning

  • Sergeant Donovan's wondering about the timberyard. '

    A Taste for Burning

  • People who sell timber take precautions so there are fewer timberyard fires than there might be.

    A Taste for Burning

  • The other places you could photograph the fire from were Broad Wharf, where the tow-path opened into an unloading dock on the far side of the timberyard, and Brick-Lane, which ran along the back and was reached by a walkway from the same place.

    A Taste for Burning

  • He started searching - groping rather than looking, the water was the colour and consistency of Brown Windsor soup - at the edge of the scree where the timberyard wall avalanched in.

    A Taste for Burning

  • Once the timberyard and the adjacent garden centre closed the only activity on the wharf was the boat dwellers coming home, and they knew better than to poke around in the alleys.

    A Taste for Burning

  • Mine was a quiet back-garret with a sloping roof, commanding a pleasant prospect of a timberyard; and when I took possession of it, with the reflection that Mr. Micawber's troubles had come to a crisis at last, I thought it quite a paradise.

    David Copperfield

  • Near the timberyard a squatted child at marbles, alone, shooting the taw with a cunnythumb.


  • In the little deep water left by the drought, an overhead crane travelled to and fro along its spile-pier, jerking sections of iron into place, snorting and backing and grunting as an elephant grunts in the timberyard.

    The Bridge Builders


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