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Yard vs. Garden

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Yardnoun

A small, usually uncultivated area adjoining or (now especially) within the precincts of a house or other building (Wikipedia).

Gardennoun

An outdoor area containing one or more types of plants, usually plants grown for food or ornamental purposes.

‘a vegetable garden’; ‘a flower garden’;

Yardnoun

An enclosed area designated for a specific purpose, e.g. on farms, railways etc.

Gardennoun

(in the plural) Such an ornamental place to which the public have access.

‘You can spend the afternoon walking around the town gardens.’;

Yardnoun

A place where moose or deer herd together in winter for pasture, protection, etc.

Gardennoun

(attributive) Taking place in, or used in, such a garden.

‘a garden party;’; ‘a garden spade;’; ‘a garden path’;

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Yardnoun

(Jamaica) One’s house or home.

Gardennoun

The grounds at the front or back of a house.

‘This house has a swimming pool, a tent, a swing set and a fountain in the garden.’; ‘We were drinking lemonade and playing croquet in the garden.’; ‘Our garden is overgrown with weeds.’;

Yardnoun

A unit of length equal to 3 feet in the US customary and British imperial systems of measurement, equal to precisely 0.9144 m since 1959 (US) or 1963 (UK).

Gardennoun

(cartomancy) The twentieth Lenormand card.

Yardnoun

Units of similar composition or length in other systems.

Gardennoun

(figuratively) A cluster; a bunch.

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Yardnoun

(nautical) Any spar carried aloft.

Gardennoun

(slang) Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks.

Yardnoun

(nautical) 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.

Gardenverb

to grow plants in a garden; to create or maintain a garden.

‘I love to garden — this year I'm going to plant some daffodils.’;

Yardnoun

(obsolete) A branch, twig, or shoot.

Gardenverb

of a batsman, to inspect and tap the pitch lightly with the bat so as to smooth out small rough patches and irregularities.

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Yardnoun

(obsolete) A staff, rod, or stick.

Gardenadjective

Common, ordinary, domesticated.

Yardnoun

A penis.

Gardennoun

A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.

Yardnoun

100 dollars.

Gardennoun

A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.

‘I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,The pleasant garden of great Italy.’;

Yardnoun

(obsolete) The yardland, an obsolete English unit of land roughly understood as 30 acres.

Gardenverb

To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.

Yardnoun

(obsolete) The rod, a surveying unit of (once) 15 or (now) 16½ feet.

Gardenverb

To cultivate as a garden.

Yardnoun

(obsolete) The rood, area bound by a square rod, ¼ acre.

Gardennoun

a plot of ground where plants are cultivated

Yardnoun

(finance) 109, A short scale billion; a long scale thousand millions or milliard.

‘I need to hedge a yard of yen.’;

Gardennoun

the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden

Yardverb

(transitive) To confine to a yard.

Gardennoun

a yard or lawn adjoining a house

Yardnoun

A rod; a stick; a staff.

‘If men smote it with a yerde.’;

Gardenverb

work in the garden;

‘My hobby is gardening’;

Yardnoun

A branch; a twig.

‘The bitter frosts with the sleet and rainDestroyed hath the green in every yerd.’;

Gardennoun

a piece of ground adjoining a house, in which grass, flowers, and shrubs may be grown

‘children love playing in the garden’; ‘a garden gate’;

Yardnoun

A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc.

Gardennoun

ornamental grounds laid out for public enjoyment and recreation

‘botanical gardens’;

Yardnoun

A measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six inches, being the standard of English and American measure.

Gardennoun

a street or square

‘Burlington Gardens’;

Yardnoun

The penis.

Gardennoun

a large public hall

‘Madison Square Garden’;

Yardnoun

A long piece of timber, nearly cylindrical, tapering toward the ends, and designed to support and extend a square sail. A yard is usually hung by the center to the mast. See Illust. of Ship.

Gardenverb

cultivate or work in a garden

‘she wrote books, kept journals, and gardened’;

Yardnoun

A place where moose or deer herd together in winter for pasture, protection, etc.

Garden

A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, or enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature, as an ideal setting for social or solitary human life. The single feature identifying even the wildest wild garden is control.

Yardnoun

An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.

‘A yard . . . inclosed all about with sticksIn which she had a cock, hight chanticleer.’;

Yardnoun

An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.

Yardverb

To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.

Yardnoun

a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

Yardnoun

the enclosed land around a house or other building;

‘it was a small house with almost no yard’;

Yardnoun

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’;

Yardnoun

an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines

Yardnoun

an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)

Yardnoun

a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)

Yardnoun

a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen

Yardnoun

the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

Yard

The yard (symbol: 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. Since 1959 it is by international agreement standardized as exactly 0.9144 meters.

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