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  1. yard
  2. noun


    • 1. store or transport (timber) in or to a log yard:

      he is the last logger to be using a sled for yarding logs Canadian operators never practiced yarding on a wider scale
    • 2. (of deer or moose) gather as a herd for the winter:

      they note changes in the numbers of moose yarding together
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: yard, 3rd person present: yards, gerund or present participle: yarding, past tense: yarded, past participle: yarded

    • noun

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

      a great length of something:

    • noun

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

      the garden of a house.

    • verb

      store or transport (wood) in or to a timber yard:

      put (farm animals) into an enclosure:

    • noun

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

      a great length of something:

    • 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.

      used to allude to the Criminal Investigation Department of the London Metropolitan Police force.

    • noun

      a garage sale.
    • noun

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

      a shipyard for the construction, repair, and equipping of naval vessels.
    • noun

      a place where disused vehicles or other machinery is broken up and the parts saved and processed for resale.
    • noun

      a place where jousts took place.
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