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  • noun North America Work done in maintaining a lawn, and related landscaping activities


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yard +‎ work


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  • "Hayfever and allergy victims beware- This scent will drive you crazy. One of our company's founders starts sneezing whenever he smells this candle. No, I'm not kidding!

    This one smells like fresh cut grass, so all of you apartment dwellers and city boys can bring the smell of a day working out in the yard right inside your house."

    You can buy a yardwork-scented candle from the Manly Man Candle Company.

    August 30, 2008