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'yard' - used as a noun
1. a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
2. the enclosed land around a house or other building
it was a small house with almost no yard
3. a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
they opened a repair yard on the edge of town
4. an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
5. an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
6. a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
7. a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
8. the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
9. a tract of land where logs are accumulated
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Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
Bo Jackson set a Monday Night Football record by rushing for 222 yards in one game against the Seattle Seahawks, including a 91-yard TD run.