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yard1 British & World English

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

yard2 British & World English

A piece of uncultivated ground adjoining a building, typically one enclosed by walls or other buildings

yd in yard1 British & World English

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

the Yard in yard2 British & World English

informal term for Scotland Yard.

Yard in yard2 British & World English

(Especially among expatriate Jamaicans) home; Jamaica

navy yard British & World English

(In the US) a shipyard for the construction, repair, and equipping of naval vessels

tilt yard British & World English

A place where jousts took place

yard sale British & World English

A sale of miscellaneous second-hand items held in the garden of a private house

cloth yard British & World English

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

exercise yard British & World English

An enclosed area used for physical exercise in a prison

salvage yard British & World English

A place where disused machinery is broken up

Scotland Yard British & World 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

railway yard British & World English

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

knacker's yard British & World English

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

by the yard in yard1 British & World English

In large numbers or quantities

by the yard British & World English

In large numbers or quantities

yard of ale British & World English

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

marshalling yard British & World English

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

thousand-yard stare British & World English

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

yardarm British & World English

The outer extremity of a ship’s yard

brickyard British & World English

A place where bricks are made

livery stable British & World English

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

livery yard in livery stable British & World English

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

lumberyard British & World English

A place that sells lumber and other building materials, usually outdoors

yard English Thesaurus

they kicked a football about the yard

yard English-Spanish

patio m

yard sale English-Spanish

→ garage sale

Scotland Yard English-Spanish

Scotland Yardjefatura central de la policía londinense

the Yard in yard English-Spanish

Scotland Yard

navy yard in navy English-Spanish

astillero, arsenal mEsp

breaker's yard in breaker English-Spanish

cementerio, desguace mEsp, deshuesadero mMéx, desarmaduría fChi

builder's yard in builder English-Spanish

almacén, barraca fChi, Ur, corralón mArg

railroad yard in railroad English-Spanish

cochera f, depósito mChi

yard of ale in yard English-Spanish

recipiente esférico de cuello largo que se utiliza en concursos de beber cerveza

at 15-yard intervals in interval English-Spanish

a intervalos de 15 yardas

a pint/yard measure in measure English-Spanish

una medida de una pinta/yarda


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