from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large enclosed yard, usually with pens or stables, in which livestock, such as cattle or pigs, are temporarily kept until slaughtered, sold, or shipped elsewhere.
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- n. An enclosed yard, with pens, sheds etc. or stables, where livestock is kept temporarily before being slaughtered, treated, sold, or shipped etc.
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- n. enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily
Rio said that the spending would pay for a two-berth wharf at Cape Lambert port, a new stockyard, six new heavy train units and other equipment.
The sound of the ongoing party was like a logging camp next to a stockyard beside a slaughterhouse.
Reuters A Maruti Suzuki stockyard on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad Aug. 1, 2011.
Left, a worker unloaded an Alto from a container at the Maruti Suzuki stockyard near the western Indian city of Ahmedabad, April 1,2011.
Reuters Parked cars at a Maruti Suzuki stockyard on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
The sky was a grayish reddish orange that made her think of the smoke that, decades before, billowed from slaughterhouse and stockyard chimneys, sweaty immigrants making their bones in a strange new land.
Mukesh Gupta/Reuters A worker cleaned a parked car at Maruti Suzuki's stockyard on the outskirts of Jammu.
Amit Dave/Reuters Cars parked at a Maruti Suzuki stockyard on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
KEITH COWING, RIF Watch: Dan Goldin's approach is he'll walk into -- metaphorically -- into a stockyard with a machine gun and shoot up all the cows.
Reuters A security guard walks in front of parked cars at the Maruti Suzuki's stockyard in Ahmedabad July 1, 2010.
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