Definition Of yard


(of deer or moose) gather as a herd for the winter.

When snow is deep and moose '' yard '' together, they are more accessible in greater numbers to wolves.

100 dollars; a 100 dollar bill.

a cylindrical spar, tapering to each end, slung across a ship's mast for a sail to hang from.

The Captain motioned with his eyes and his head to the main mast top yard .

a piece of ground adjoining a building or house.

The house is surrounded by a wrought iron railing to the front and the rear yard extends 3.25 metres.

a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 meter).

On the half hour mark Brian Pendergast let fly with a right foot shot from twenty yards .

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Example Of yard

  • a builder's yard

  • a storage yard

  • Although they yard together in spring, during most of the year, moose are solitary secretive animals and very wary of mankind.

  • But, unknown to her owner, for the past three weeks Tiny has been wandering into the yard at Clacton police station looking for food and attention.

  • Five or six trips to the dump yard on the far lands and I stopped for something to eat.

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