"yards" in the noun sense
1. yard, pace
a unit of length equal to 3 feet defined as 91.44 centimeters originally taken to be the average length of a stride
2. yard, grounds, curtilage
the enclosed land around a house or other building
"it was a small house with almost no yard"
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"
4. thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard
the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
5. cubic yard, yard
a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
a tract of land where logs are accumulated
7. yard, railway yard, railyard
an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
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