Definitions of yard:
  • noun:   an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
  • noun:   a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
  • noun:   the enclosed land around a house or other building
    Example: "It was a small house with almost no yard"
  • noun:   an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
  • noun:   a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
    Example: "They opened a repair yard on the edge of town"
  • noun:   a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  • noun:   the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  • noun:   a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13128)

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