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Definition of Yard
- [v. i.] - A rod; a stick; a staff.
- [v. i.] - A branch; a twig.
- [v. i.] - A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc.
- [v. i.] - A measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six inches, being the standard of English and American measure.
- [v. i.] - The penis.
- [v. i.] - 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.
- [n.] - An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.
- [n.] - An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.
- [v. t.] - To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.
- [n.] - A place where moose or deer herd together in winter for pasture, protection, etc.