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yard 1

American English: /jɑːrd/, /jɑːd/American English: /jɑrd/
British English: /jɑːd/

noun

  • 1 (measure) it's 100 yards down the road
    está a unos 100 metros de aquí
    yard of ale (in UK)
    (recipiente esférico de cuello largo que se utiliza en concursos de beber cerveza)
    Example sentences
    • On the half hour mark Brian Pendergast let fly with a right foot shot from twenty yards.
    • How many inches equal a yard is not something subject to daily fluctuations on the free or any other market.
    • I headed the ball back inside and eventually the ball ended up at my feet 20 yards from goal and I just hit it.
  • 2 (spar) (Nautical)
    Example sentences
    • The Captain motioned with his eyes and his head to the main mast top yard.
    • The argument is that a three-masted ship had three yards on each mast for the square sails, making nine in all.
    • They could see Bowles and they waited, bracing themselves against the yard should the two ships collide.

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yard 2
American English: /jɑrd/
British English: /jɑːd/

noun

  • 1 1.1 (of school, prison)
    Example sentences
    • Five or six trips to the dump yard on the far lands and I stopped for something to eat.
    • These traders require access to their stores and yards to run their businesses.
    • My father has a little family business, a scrap-metal business with a yard and lorry.
    1.2 (of house)
    (British English)
    patio (masculine)
    (garden) (American English)
    jardín (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • You may even find some that prove more useful in the yard and garden than in your kitchen.
    • So, you have decided to plant rose bushes in your yard or on your patio, porch or balcony.
    • You'd get to know them, and pretty soon we were just like anybody else hanging out in the yard.
    1.3
    also: stockyard
  • 3the Yard (in UK) [colloquial]
    Scotland Yard (feminine)

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