yard Noun A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building.
yard Noun An enclosed area designated for a specific purpose, e.g. on farms, railways etc.
yard Noun One's house or home.
yard Verb To confine to a yard.
yard Noun A long tapered timber hung on a mast to which is bent a sail, and may be further qualified as a square, lateen, or lug yard. The first is hung at right angles to the mast, the latter two hang obliquely.
yard Noun Any spar carried aloft.
yard Noun A staff, rod or stick.
yard Noun A unit of length equal to three feet (exactly 0.9144 metres in the US and UK).
yard Noun One-hundred dollars.
yard Noun A penis.
yard Noun 109, A short scale billion; a long scale thousand millions or milliard.