Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The use or convenience of a yard or inclosure, as in receiving, lading, or unlading cattle, etc., from railroad-cars.
  • noun The charge made for such use or convenience.
  • noun In coal-mining, cutting coal at so much per yard or fathom.
  • noun Measurement or amount in yards.
  • noun Yard-price.

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  • noun An amount or length measured in yards.

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  • noun distance measured in the aggregate number of yards

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