Definition Of yardman

a person who does various outdoor jobs.

Helena ran down the hall yelling in Spanish at the yardmen .

a person working in a railroad or lumberyard.

Older hump yards utilized large numbers of ‘riders’, yardmen who rode cars to apply hand brakes as they went down the hump.

Example Of yardman

  • As I went about my morning chores, all the things I do before R. wakes up, I noticed that the yardmen , who still don't have a formal contract with us, seemed to be going above and beyond the call.

  • As it turns out our most pestilent weed is the woman living at the far end of the property who insists the yardmen have yet to do the trimming she's wanted for months.

  • Burnley magistrates heard that yardman Hywel Rees Roberts, 45, of Prestwich Street, Burnley, had been more than three times the limit and lost his licence for 30 months in February 2002.

  • For several months I've watched the yardmen apply poisons of escalating strength to the rising dirt mountain.

  • Helena ran down the hall yelling in Spanish at the yardmen .


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