yard in English
- yard ⇄ expr. the whole nine yards, (Informal.) everything that pertains to something; the whole series; the works.
Ex. A 1983 Lincoln on Interstate 66 ... had ""smoked windows, antennas, the whole nine yards,"" Richard reports (Washington Post).english
- yard ⇄ expr. the Yard, Scotland Yard. english
- yard ⇄ mizzen-topsail oryard,
the sail or yard, or either of two sails or yards, on the mizzen-top.english
- yard ⇄ noun 1. a piece of ground near or around a house, barn, school, or other building.
Ex. You can play outside, but you must not leave the yard.
2. a piece of enclosed ground for some special purpose or business.
Ex. a chicken yard.
Ex. The area is full of game ... Deer yard in it (New York Times).
Ex. to yard a flock of lambing ewes (London Times).
2. to store in a yard.
Ex. to yard up wood.
1. a measure of length equal to 36 inches or 3 feet, and equivalent to .9144 meter.
Ex. Mother bought three yards of blue cloth for curtains. The football player ran 40 yards for a touchdown.
(Abbr.) yd., y.
(Slang.) (in southeast Asia) a Montagnard.