from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pile of wood, especially when used for fuel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stack or pile of wood, especially of wood for fuel.

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  • noun A pile of cut wood to be used as fuel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel


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wood +‎ pile


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  • Out behind the woodpile or in some cases the wood shed is where your pa takes you to get a lickin', sometimes with a hick'ry switch. It is also the subject of a wonderful poem called The Wood-pile by Robert Frost.

    February 6, 2008