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Definition of Yards
YardYard Yard, n. [OE. yerd, AS. gierd, gyrd, a rod, stick, a
measure, a yard; akin to OFries. ierde, OS. gerda, D. garde,
G. gerte, OHG. gartia, gerta, gart, Icel. gaddr a goad,
sting, Goth. gazds, and probably to L. hasta a spear. Cf.
Gad, n., Gird, n., Gride, v. i., Hastate.]
1. A rod; a stick; a staff. [Obs.] --P. Plowman.
If men smote it with a yerde. --Chaucer.
2. A branch; a twig. [Obs.]
The bitter frosts with the sleet and rain Destroyed
hath the green in every yerd. --Chaucer.
3. A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc. [Obs.]
4. A measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six
inches, being the standard of English and American
5. The penis.
6. (Naut.) 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.
Golden Yard, or Yard and Ell (Astron.), a popular name of
the three stars in the belt of Orion.
Under yard [i. e., under the rod], under contract. [Obs.]
Yard Yard, v. t.
To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a
yard; as, to yard cows.
YardYard Yard, n. [OE. yard, yerd, AS. geard; akin to OFries.
garda garden, OS. gardo garden, gard yard, D. gaard garden,
G. garten, OHG. garto garden, gari inclosure, Icel. gar[eth]r
yard, house, Sw. g[*a]rd, Dan. gaard, Goth. gards a house,
garda sheepfold, L. hortus garden, Gr. cho`rtos an inclosure.
Cf. Court, Garden, Garth, Horticulture, Orchard.]
1. An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of,
or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a
A yard . . . inclosed all about with sticks In which
she had a cock, hight chanticleer. --Chaucer.
2. An inclosure within which any work or business is carried
on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.
Liberty of the yard, a liberty, granted to persons
imprisoned for debt, of walking in the yard, or within any
other limits prescribed by law, on their giving bond not
to go beyond those limits.
Prison yard, an inclosure about a prison, or attached to
Yard grass (Bot.), a low-growing grass (Eleusine Indica)
having digitate spikes. It is common in dooryards, and
like places, especially in the Southern United States.
Called also crab grass.
Yard of land. See Yardland.
Yard Yard, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A place where moose or deer herd together in winter for
pasture, protection, etc.
Meaning of Yards from wikipedia
- survey yards Comparing international yards
and survey yards
500,000 (international) yards
= 499,999 survey yards
= 457,200 meters
1 (international) yard
Gray The Yards
(2000). Box Office
2011-02-27. The Yards
at Rotten Tomatoes Official website
at IMDb The Yards
- Scotland Yard
(officially New Scotland Yard
) is the headquarters
of the Metropolitan
Police, the territorial police force responsible
who have led the regular season
in p****ing yards
each year. The record
for p****ing yards
in a season
is held by Peyton Manning
of the Denver...
. Tom Brady holds
with 84,520 p****ing yards
2021 season. Note: Y. A. ****le p****ed for 33,070 yards
in his professional...
- with 5,477 p****ing yards
in 2013; This surp****ed Drew Brees, who recorded
a then-record 5,476 p****ing yards
in 2011, by one yard
. Drew Brees
- A yarder
of logging equipment
that uses a system
to pull or fly logs from the stump
to a collection
point. It generally consists
- running backs
by total career rushing yards
, and includes
the 31 running backs
who have rushed
for at least
, for which sixteen
of them have been...
- is the NFL's all-time leader
in receiving yards
, with 22,895. He is the only player
to surp**** 18,000 yards
. Larry Fitzgerald
is the only player
over 1,000 yards
. No player
has ever finished
with over 2,000 receiving yards
in a season; the current record
is 1,964 yards
, set by Calvin
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