Definitions

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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

Etymologies

stock +‎ yard (Wiktionary)

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