(1) An enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
(2) A long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
(3) The enclosed land around a house or other building
"It was a small house with almost no yard"
(4) An area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
(5) A tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
"They opened a repair yard on the edge of town"
(6) A tract of land where logs are accumulated
(7) A unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
(8) A unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
(9) The cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
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- A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building.
- An enclosed area designated for a specific purpose, e.g. on farms, railways etc.
- One’s house or home.
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- A long tapered timber hung on a mast to which is bent a sail, and may be further qualified as a square, lateen, or lug yard. The first is hung at right angles to the mast, the latter two hang obliquely.
- Any spar carried aloft.
- A staff, rod or stick.
- A unit of length equal to three feet (exactly 0.9144 metres in the US and UK).
- One-hundred dollars.