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Yard

v. i.
A long piece of timber, nearly cylindrical, tapering toward the ends, and designed to support and extend a square sail. A yard is usually hung by the center to the mast. See Illust. of Ship.

Yard

n.
An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.

Yard

n.
An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.

Yard

v. t.
To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.

Yardarm

n.
Either half of a square-rigged vessel's yard, from the center or mast to the end.

Yardfuls

pl.
of Yardful

Yardful

n.
As much as a yard will contain; enough to fill a yard.

Yardland

n.
A measure of land of uncertain quantity, varying from fifteen to forty acres; a virgate.

Yardstick

n.
A stick three feet, or a yard, in length, used as a measure of cloth, etc.

Yardwand

n.
A yardstick.

Yare

n.
Ready; dexterous; eager; lively; quick to move.

Yare

adv.
Soon.

Yarely

adv.
In a yare manner.

Yark

v. t. & i.
To yerk.

Yarke

n.
Same as Saki.

Yarn

n.
Spun wool; woolen thread; also, thread of other material, as of cotton, flax, hemp, or silk; material spun and prepared for use in weaving, knitting, manufacturing sewing thread, or the like.

Yarn

n.
One of the threads of which the strands of a rope are composed.

Yarn

n.
A story told by a sailor for the amusement of his companions; a story or tale; as, to spin a yarn.

Yarnen

a.
Made of yarn; consisting of yarn.

Yarnut

n.
See Yernut.
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