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

  • More buffalo horn was sent for, and a dozen fruit knives were manufactured for the admiral at a boatyard normally devoted to building submarines.
  • So far, it has built three of them; two are under construction at its boatyard in Poole, England; and eight more are on order.
  • 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.
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  • Raymond De Felitta in San Francisco Chronicle
    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...
  • Philip Pullman in
    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...

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