Etymology
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shipyard (n.)

"plot of ground near the water on which ships are constructed," c. 1700, from ship (n.) + yard (n.1).

updated on September 10, 2022

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Definitions of shipyard from WordNet

shipyard (n.)
a workplace where ships are built or repaired;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.