Yard means: 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 means: An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.
Yard means: An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.
Yard means: To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.
Yardarm means: Either half of a square-rigged vessel's yard, from the center or mast to the end.
Yardfuls means: of Yardful
Yardful means: As much as a yard will contain; enough to fill a yard.
Yardland means: A measure of land of uncertain quantity, varying from fifteen to forty acres; a virgate.
Yardstick means: A stick three feet, or a yard, in length, used as a measure of cloth, etc.
Yardwand means: A yardstick.
Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.
Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
Zuche means: A stump of a tree.
Zubr means: The aurochs.
Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.
Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.
Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.
Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.
Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.
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