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Yard

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(1):

(v. i.) A measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six inches, being the standard of English and American measure.

(2):

(v. i.) The penis.

(3):

(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.

(4):

(n.) An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.

(5):

(n.) An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.

(6):

(n.) A place where moose or deer herd together in winter for pasture, protection, etc.

(7):

(v. i.) A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc.

(8):

(v. i.) A rod; a stick; a staff.

(9):

(v. i.) A branch; a twig.

(10):

(v. t.) To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Yard'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/y/yard.html. 1828.

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