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Verb
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yards, plural;
  1. Store or transport (timber) in or to a log yard

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

Noun
  1. A piece of ground adjoining a building or house

  2. An area of ground surrounded by walls or buildings

  3. An area of land used for a particular purpose or business
    • - a storage yard
  4. An area where deer or moose gather as a herd for the winter


  1. a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  2. the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
  3. a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings); "they opened a repair yard on the edge of town"
  4. thousand: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  5. cubic yard: a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
  6. a tract of land where logs are accumulated
  7. A yard (abbreviation: yd) is a unit of length in several different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. It is equal to 3 feet or 36 inches, although its length in SI units varied slightly from system to system. ...
  8. A yard glass is a very tall glass used for drinking a yard of ale. The yard of ale usually contains around , depending upon the diameter. The glass is approximately 1 yard long, shaped with a bulb at the bottom, and a widening shaft which constitutes most of the height.
  9. A yard is an enclosed area of land, usually tied to a building. The word comes from the same linguistic root as the word garden and has many of the same meanings.
  10. A rail yard, or railroad yard, is a complex series of railroad tracks for storing, sorting, or loading/unloading, railroad cars and/or locomotives. Railroad yards have many tracks in parallel for keeping rolling stock stored off the mainline, so that they do not obstruct the flow of traffic. ...
  11. A yard is a spar on a mast from which sails are set. It may be constructed of timber, steel, or from more modern materials, like aluminium or carbon fibre. ...
  12. YARD, designed by Loren Segal, is a new embedded documentation generator for the Ruby programming language. It analyzes the Ruby source code, generating a structured collection of pages for Ruby objects and methods. Code comments can be added in a natural style.
  13. Scotland Yard or New Scotland Yard; Jamaica
  14. A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building; An enclosed area designated for a specific purpose, e.g. on farms, railways etc; One’s house or home; To confine to a yard
  15. (Yard(s) )—Slang for Montagnards, indigenous, hill-dwelling people who lived in the interior and along the Annamese Mountains of South Vietnam.
  16. (Yards) The measurement of the length of a swimming pool that was built per specs using the American system. A short course yard pool is 25 yards (75 feet) in length.
  17. (Yards) A generic term to describe the various tribes from the mountains of Northern SIAM.   The name is derived from the French word montagnards, which means "mountaineers". There are thirty or so tribes overall, and while they generally have a bad reputation, not all of them are hostile. ...
  18. (Yards) Affectionate GI term for Montagnards
  19. (Yards) Montagnards.  A mountain people of Vietnam.
  20. (yards) slang for Montagnards, the tribal natives heavily recruited by Special Forces during the war.
  21. (1) A measure of 36". (2) The area between the building and property line of a residential property (back yard, side yard, front yard). (3) An enclosure, in or out of a building, used for a business purpose (lumber yard, etc.)
  22. Slang for a billion.
  23. A slang word used in the currency industry meaning ‘billion’.
  24. The horizontal spar from which a square sail is suspended.
  25. A pole or rod that gives support to a sail.