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  • noun Plural form of stackyard.


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  • Belle had the wean wrapped in the cloak the servant had provided and was croonin 'ower it, and the body-servant was waitin' for orders, and there stood Dan and the Laird as though loath to part, and them on business that might mean worse than burnin 'stackyards.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • Pretty homesteads are frequent, and well-furnished stackyards refresh the eye wearied with looking upon want and desolation.

    Disturbed Ireland Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81.

  • But everyone touched in any way with the fire of life had long since departed from the place, and gone to set their homesteads and stackyards, their shops or other businesses elsewhere.

    Peeps At Many Lands: Australia

  • He had the corn safe into the stackyards, and the stacks thatched, in the clap of a hand, as the old folk say.

    Tales From Scottish Ballads

  • He had not attended to it many days before he saw that his work for his country lay there under his hand, in his offices and his stackyards and factories.

    The Tree of Heaven

  • Nothing disturbed her; she slept in woods, in byres, in stackyards; bought what she needed for food, attracted no attention, and got no annoyance worthy the name.

    The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay

  • The earl's dark eyes passed with carelessness over hundreds of farm-towns, snug sheltered villages, mills with little threads of white wimpling away from the unheard constant clack of the wheel, barns, byres and stackyards -- all were his, but of these he took no heed.


  • From the summit of the last of these, a splendid sweep of farm country was revealed, dotted with quaint Virginia dwellings, stackyards, and negro-cabins, and divided by miles of tortuous worm-fence.

    Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War

  • Last year's sudden onslaught of snow and ice led to hungry animals breaking into private stackyards and surprised officials who expected a winter as mild as those several years before.

    Craig Daily Press stories

  • Once the modernisation project is put in place, unloading of coking coal will be made by grab unloaders / continuous mechanical unloaders and transported by conveyors to the assigned stackyards inside the port and stored using stackers.

    The Hindu - Front Page


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