boatyard boatyard  /ˈboʊ ˌtjɑrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a place where boats are built or maintained or stored

Usage(s):

  1. More buffalo horn was sent for, and a dozen fruit knives were manufactured for the admiral at a boatyard normally devoted to building submarines.
  2. So far, it has built three of them; two are under construction at its boatyard in Poole, England; and eight more are on order.
  3. For three years, home was a 10-sq-m portable shed in a boatyard with a futon and kettle, from which she worked and tried to raise sponsorships.

News

  1. Conn. auditor to review finances of tall ship Amistad

    The replica is currently undergoing repairs and maintenance at a boatyard in Portland Harbor.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Portland Press Herald

  2. Ray Dalio's Awesome New Mega Campus Is Being Stalled By Small-Town Bureaucracy

    The world's largest hedge fund is planning a move from its Westport home to an 850,000-square-foot center on a 14-acre peninsula in Stamford. But the Stamford Advocate reports a zoning disagreement over a boatyard between the city and BLT, a local land developer, has hindered negotiations.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Insider

Quotes

  1. "What makes it really strange is a lot of New Yorkers don't know it's there. What I basically thought it was, was a boatyard. I had no idea it was a real community, with houses and history," said De Felitta, calling from Florida and admitting he...
    on Mar 26, 2010 By: Raymond De Felitta Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "This decision probably makes it almost impossible to build luxury flats there. But it does not guarantee the survival of the boatyard," said Pullman. "A group now hopes to buy it. In effect, Spring have a site that they cannot develop. They...
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Philip Pullman Source: guardian.co.uk

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