Meaning: a pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel
By and by he come out, and we went and set down on the woodpile to talk.
Operations at the woodpile suddenly ceased and Young Matt was first at the barn-yard gate.
Then he brought the package home, hid it behind the woodpile in the garage, and sat down to think. Wire--bell--pushbutton.
The captain was to pick us up about noon at a woodpile about a mile from here; but if in the mean time the steamer should run aground and he should need his canoe, a three whistle signal would be given.
When they reached the big log house that looks down upon the Hollow, the boy went at once with his axe to the woodpile, while the older man busied himself with the milking and other chores about the barn.