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Oxford dictionary definition of the word yard:
1 (abbreviation: yd) a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 metre):
a full skirt that took twenty yards of cloth
(yards of) informal a great length of something:
yards and yards of fine lace
a square or cubic yard, especially of sand or other building materials.
2a cylindrical spar, tapering to each end, slung across a ship’s mast for a sail to hang from.
3US informal one hundred dollars; a one-hundred-dollar note:
it cost two hundred up front—one yard for Maurice, one for the girl
by the yard
in large numbers or quantities:
golf continues to inspire books by the yard
Old English gerd (in yard1 (sense 2)), of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch gard ‘twig, rod’ and German Gerte