American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. US An enclosed yard, with pens, sheds etc. or stables, where livestock is kept temporarily before being slaughtered, treated, sold, or shipped etc.
- n. enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily
- stock + yard (Wiktionary)
“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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