• lawn, enclosure, lot, courtyard; unit of measure equal to 0.9144 meters; storage area; train yard, yard where railway cars and engines are stored and maintained; pen, enclosure for livestock; crossbeam for a sail (nautical)
• a yard is a unit of length equal to 36 inches or approximately 91.4 centimetres.
• a yard is also a flat area of concrete or stone that is next to a building and often has a wall around it.
• you can refer to a large area where a particular type of work is done as a yard.
• (slang) soldier restrained to a restricted area as punishment; soldier who is assigned servile tasks as punishment; inept military recruit; prisoner; convict
• car that does not sell (slang)
• informal sale of personal possessions usually held on one's premises; informal estate sale
• a back yard is a small garden behind a house; used in american english.
• in britain, a back yard is a small area of land behind a house, usually paved and with no grass or plants.
• if you refer to a country's own back yard, you are referring to somewhere that is very close and where that country wants to be able to influence events.
• front yard
• place where junk is stored and sold
• (british usage) place for slaughtering old or wounded animals
• warehouse for wood
• location where naval ships are docked
scotland yard• street in london after which the british pol ...