What does yard mean?

Updated: 10/25/2022
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Depending on context, "yard" can mean:

a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet

a square or cubic yard, esp. of sand or other building materials

a cloth measure, of three feet in length and varying widths

a cylindrical spar, tapering to each end, slung across a ship's mast for a sail to hang from.

one hundred dollars; a one hundred dollar bill.

piece of ground adjoining a building or house.

an area of ground surrounded by walls or buildings.

an area of land used for a particular purpose or business: a storage yard.

an area where deer or moose gather as a herd for the winter.

an informal term for Scotland Yard

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