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Definitions of yard in various dictionaries:
noun - a unit of length equal to 3 feet
noun - the enclosed land around a house or other building
noun - a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
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|Small football gain|
|Place to play|
|Word with bone or court|
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|The name of this measure, equal to .9144 meters, comes from the Old English for "twig"|
|Henry I of England fixed this unit of measure as the distance from his nose to the thumb of his outstretched arm|
|In 1832 the U.S. Treasury set it to the distance between the 27th & 63rd inch marks on an 82 inch brass bar|
The yard (abbreviation: yd) is an English unit of length, in both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement, that comprises 3 feet or 36 inches. It is by international agreement in 1959 standardized as exactly 0.9144 meters. A metal yardstick originally formed the physical standard from which all other units of length were officially derived in both English systems.|
* In the 19th and 20th centuries, increasingly powerful microscopes and scientific measurement detected variation in these prototype yards which became significant as technology improved. In 1959, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa agreed to adopt the Canadian compromise value of 0.9144 meters per yard.