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yard (YAHRD) (noun)
An outdoor area that is next to a house and is usually covered by grass: "As a kid, Troy just loved playing games in Shannon's yard."
yard (YAHRD) (noun)
A unit of measurement equal to three feet (0.9144 meters) or 36 inches: "Stacy, please don't forget to get at least one yard of fabric at the department store when you go there today."

If Leo measures his back yard by the yard, he will discover that his yard is very small; that is, just three yard(s) by six yard(s).

(Greek: koimeterion, sleeping-room, burial-place; grave, grave yard; final resting place)
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outside in the yard
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A unit of measure which is approximately 91.5 centimeters or three feet.
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