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Definition of Yard

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

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

Meaning of Yard

Yard (n.) means: An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.

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

Lift (n.): A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

Foot (n.): A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.

Brace (n.): A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.

Main yard (): The yard on which the mainsail is extended, supported by the mainmast.

Tye (n.): A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.

Tilt-yard (n.): A yard or place for tilting.

Broadcloth (n.): A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of double width (i.e., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a yard wide.

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.

Yardful (n.): As much as a yard will contain; enough to fill a yard.

Clew (n.): To move of draw (a sail or yard) by means of the clew garnets, clew lines, etc.; esp. to draw up the clews of a square sail to the yard.

Yerd (n.): See 1st & 2d Yard.

Yard (v. i.): The penis.

Ulna (n.): An ell; also, a yard.

Top (v. t.): To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.

Innyard (n.): The yard adjoining an inn.

Yard (v. i.): A branch; a twig.

Yard (v. i.): A rod; a stick; a staff.

Foreyard (n.): The lowermost yard on the foremast.

Barnyard (n.): A yard belonging to a barn.

Amain (v. t.): To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc.

Meteyard (n.): A yard, staff, or rod, used as a measure.

Haw (n.): A hedge; an inclosed garden or yard.

Dungyard (n.): A yard where dung is collected.

Yard (v. i.): A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc.

Arm (n.): The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.

Stackyard (n.): A yard or inclosure for stacks of hay or grain.

Trip (v. t.): To pull (a yard) into a perpendicular position for lowering it.

Truss (n.): The rope or iron used to keep the center of a yard to the mast.

Graveyard (n.): A yard or inclosure for the interment of the dead; a cemetery.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Yard

Meaning of YARD

YARD means: System of tracks for making up trains or storing cars. (Boomer's version: "System of rust surrounded y fence and inhabited by a dumb bunch of natives who will not let a train in or out.") Also called garden and ield. Yard geese are yard switchmen. Y.M. is yardmaster. Yard goat is switching engine

Meaning of YARD

YARD means: Yard is slang for the penis.Yard is American slang for one thousand.Yard is American slang for one hundred dollars.Yard is Jamaican slang for Jamaica.

Meaning of TRIMMER

TRIMMER means: Engine working in hump yard that goes down into yard and picks out misdirected cars and shoves them to clear. (See yard and hump)

Meaning of THE YARD

THE YARD means: The yard is British slang for Scotland Yard.

Meaning of Halyard

Halyard means: Derived from the term "haul yard", traditionally it referred to lines used to raise a yard into place, or lines which held a yard in a particular orientation. Today, on a naval vessel, it refers to the lines used to hoist flags on a ship's mast.

Meaning of bone yard

bone yard means: A junk yard. I found a good set of mud flaps at the bone yard.

Meaning of Topgallant

Topgallant means: (1) The mast section next above the topmast and and below the royal mast. (2) The yard supported by that mast. (3) The third lowest square sail. It is stretched between the topgallant yard and the top yard.

Meaning of Yard

Yard means: A spar from which a square sail is hung. A long spar, tapered at the ends, attached at its middle to a mast and running athwartships at right angles to the mast; used to support the top of a square sail. The yard can pivot (be braced) around the mast. At rest (braced square) the yard runs athwartships. Each yard takes its name from the section of mast that supports it, and the sails take their names from the yards.

Meaning of CrossJack Yard:

CrossJack Yard: means: The lower yard on a mizzen mast of a square:rigged ship.

Meaning of FOOTBOARD YARD MASTER

FOOTBOARD YARD MASTER means: Conductor who acts as yardmaster in a small yard

Meaning of Yardarm

Yardarm means: That part of yard that lies between the lift and the outboard end of the yard.

Meaning of YARD ON

YARD ON means: Yard on is Black American slang for to be unfaithful.

Meaning of Boot Yard

Boot Yard means: This was a cemetery, especially for those who died with their boots on; also called boothill, bone yard, bone orchard, grave patch.

Meaning of SPRITSAIL−YARD

SPRITSAIL−YARD means: Spritsail−yard is slang for disable a shark or similar by thrusting a spar or piece of wood through the snout or gills.

Meaning of yard

yard means: Home. e.g "I'm tired - I'm going yard."

Meaning of GOAT

GOAT means: Yard engine. (See yard)

Meaning of Footropes

Footropes means: On a square:rigged ship, the ropes which hang below a yard upon which the topmen stand while aloft furling or reefing a sail. They were supported by ropes from the yard known as "stirrups".

Meaning of LADDER

LADDER means: Main track of yard from which individual tracks lead off. Also called a lead. (See yard)

Meaning of Course

Course means: (1) The prescribed compass direction in which a vessel is being steered (2) The lowest yard on a mast (square:rigged vessels). (3) The large square sail that hangs from that yard (4) The sequence of marks rounded in a race

Meaning of bone yard

bone yard means: A junk yard. I can't go anywhere tonight; I have to bone (up) for my chemistry test.

Meaning of Yard

Yard means: To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.

Meaning of Lift

Lift means: A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

Meaning of Foot

Foot means: A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.

Meaning of Brace

Brace means: A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.

Meaning of Main yard

Main yard means: The yard on which the mainsail is extended, supported by the mainmast.

Meaning of Tye

Tye means: A chain or rope, one end of which passes through the mast, and is made fast to the center of a yard; the other end is attached to a tackle, by means of which the yard is hoisted or lowered.

Meaning of Tilt-yard

Tilt-yard means: A yard or place for tilting.

Meaning of Broadcloth

Broadcloth means: A fine smooth-faced woolen cloth for men's garments, usually of double width (i.e., a yard and a half); -- so called in distinction from woolens three quarters of a yard wide.

Meaning of Yard

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.

Meaning of Yardful

Yardful means: As much as a yard will contain; enough to fill a yard.

Meaning of Clew

Clew means: To move of draw (a sail or yard) by means of the clew garnets, clew lines, etc.; esp. to draw up the clews of a square sail to the yard.

Meaning of Yerd

Yerd means: See 1st & 2d Yard.

Meaning of Yard

Yard means: The penis.

Meaning of Ulna

Ulna means: An ell; also, a yard.

Meaning of Top

Top means: To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Decipher

Decipher means: To find out, so as to be able to make known the meaning of; to make out or read, as words badly written or partly obliterated; to detect; to reveal; to unfold.

Meaning of Essentiate

Essentiate means: To form or constitute the essence or being of.

Meaning of Outagamies

Outagamies means: See lst Fox, 7.

Meaning of Outrank

Outrank means: To exceed in rank; hence, to take precedence of.

Meaning of Royalty

Royalty means: A share of the product or profit (as of a mine, forest, etc.), reserved by the owner for permitting another to use the property.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of EAST AND SOUTH

EAST AND SOUTH means: East and south is London Cockney rhyming slang for mouth.

Meaning of boggin

boggin means: Adj. Unpleasant, vile, ugly. [Orig. Scottish]

Meaning of On the Rag

On the Rag means: Looking for sex

Meaning of ghetto blaster

ghetto blaster means: A large portable music box. Man, he's got the loudest ghetto blaster in the 'hood.

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