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yard
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
1. The penis.
2. A place where moose or deer herd together in winter for pasture, protection, etc.
3. An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.
Part of Speech: verb
1. A rod; a stick; a staff.
2. A branch; a twig.
3. A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc.
4. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To confine ( cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.
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