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yard1 US English

A unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 meter)

yard2 US English

A piece of ground adjoining a building or house

yard US Thesaurus

they kicked a soccer ball around the yard

yd. in yard1 US English

A unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 meter)

navy yard US English

A shipyard for the construction, repair, and equipping of naval vessels

tilt yard US English

A place where jousts took place

yard sale US English

A garage sale

cloth yard US English

A unit for measuring cloth, formerly 37 inches but now equivalent to a standard yard (36 inches)

timber yard US English

A lumberyard

exercise yard US English

An enclosed outdoor area used for physical exercise in a prison

knacker's yard US English

A place where old or injured animals are taken to be slaughtered

railway yard US English

An area consisting of a network of railway tracks, sidings, and sheds for storing, maintaining, and joining engines and carriages

salvage yard US English

A place where disused vehicles or other machinery is broken up and the parts saved and processed for resale

Scotland Yard US English

The headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police, situated from 1829 to 1890 in Great Scotland Yard off Whitehall, from 1890 until 1967 in New Scotland Yard on the Thames Embankment, and from 1967 in New Scotland Yard, Westminster

by the yard US English

In large numbers or quantities

yard of ale US English

The amount of ale or beer (typically two to three pints) held by a narrow glass about a yard high

marshalling yard US English

A large railway yard in which freight wagons are organized into trains

thousand-yard stare US English

A vacant or unfocused gaze into the distance, seen as characteristic of a war-weary or traumatized soldier

the Yard in yard2 US English

informal term for Scotland Yard.

yardarm US English

The outer extremity of a ship’s yard

by the yard in yard1 US English

In large numbers or quantities

boneyard US English

A cemetery

brickyard US English

A place where bricks are made

livery stable US English

A stable where horses are kept at livery or let out for hire

livery yard in livery stable US English

A stable where horses are kept at livery or let out for hire

lumberyard US English

A place that sells lumber and other building materials