1A distance or length measured in yards: the caddie was working out yardages from tee to green
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- He was always tossing clubs and accusing me of getting yardages wrong.
- I'm doing it properly, wearing the bib and so on, but I won't have to walk the course to get the yardages.
- He gets good yardages before the tournament, and is savvy about making adjustments to suit changing conditions.
1.1 American Football The distance covered in advancing the ball.
- Some quick ruck ball allowed them to make big yardage up the middle and spin the ball wide to the right.
- They have to set the pace of the game by running the ball for positive yardage.
- Rainbow changed that, tearing onto the breaking ball to win precious yardage for his team.
2 archaic The use of a yard or enclosure for storage or the keeping of animals or payment for such use.
- In Experiment 3, yardage was charged on a daily basis.
- You can also lose income with commissions, yardage, inspection fees, and other costs.
- The financial performance of the cooperative is on schedule, says Vachal, with debt repayments being drawn from the feed and yardage charges paid by member-customers.
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