Meaning of YARD in English


n. & v. --n. 1 a piece of enclosed ground esp. attached to a building or used for a particular purpose. 2 US the garden of a house. put (cattle) into a stockyard. øthe Yard Brit. colloq. = SCOTLAND YARD. yard-man 1 a person working in a railway-yard or timber-yard. 2 US a gardener or a person who does various outdoor jobs. yard-master the manager of a railway-yard. [OE geard enclosure, region, f. Gmc: cf. GARDEN]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.