Definition of yard:

part of speech: noun

An E. measure of 8 feet or 36 inches: a long beam on a mast for spreading square sails.

part of speech: noun

Measure of three feet; spar for extending a square sail: inclosed ground near a building.

part of speech: noun

A measure of length equal to three feet, thirty- six inches, or 0. 9144 meter: a long piece of timber attached to the mast of a vessel to support a sail; an inclosed space before or about a house, barn, etc.; an inclosure where a special industry is carried on; as, a lumber yard. etc.

part of speech: noun

An inclosed place, esp. near a building.

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