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  • n. Plural form of timberyard.


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  • The Jellyfish theatre, which opens next week, is being built from the detritus of markets, timberyards and building sites; from redundant school furniture, hand-me-down front doors, recycled nails and pretty much anything that local residents and businesses have contributed? prompted by a public appeal by the Red Room film and theatre company.

    Junkitecture and the Jellyfish theatre

  • Angelina, of course, had not been allowed to go to the dockyards and timberyards.

    The Shadow Of The Lion

  • There were no camels; the government elephants had steady employment out at MacGregor's timberyards and could not get leave of absence; while rickshaws were out of fashion, as only natives and Chinamen rode in them.

    Parrot & Co.

  • He had seen his fellow elephants die of cold and epilepsy and starvation and sunstroke up at a place called Ali Musjid, ten years later; and afterward he had been sent down thousands of miles south to haul and pile big balks of teak in the timberyards at Moulmein.

    The Jungle Book


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