Definition of "Yard" :
noun: an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
noun: a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
noun: the enclosed land around a house or other building
"It was a small house with almost no yard."
noun: an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
noun: 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."
noun: a tract of land where logs are accumulated
noun: a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
noun: a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
noun: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100