Meaning of YARD in English


vi a branch; a twig.

2. yard ·vi a rod; a stick; a staff.

3. yard ·vi the penis.

4. yard ·vi a long piece of timber, as a rafter, ·etc.

5. yard ·vt to confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.

6. yard ·noun an inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.

7. yard ·add. ·noun a place where moose or deer herd together in winter for pasture, protection, ·etc.

8. yard ·vi a measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six inches, being the standard of english and american measure.

9. yard ·noun an inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.

10. yard ·vi a long piece of timber, nearly cylindrical, tapering toward the ends, and designed to support and extend a square sail. a yard is usually hung by the center to the mast. ·see ·illust. of ship.

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