a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one yard on each side; 0.8361 square meters. Abbreviation: yd2, sq. yd.
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How to use square yard in a sentence
There isn't a single square yard of that whole belt but is equipped with a torpedo.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
For the remaining hours of daylight we searched, leaving not a square yard of ground uninvestigated for a radius of miles.A Frontier Mystery | Bertram Mitford
See what the landscape would be, how much earlier spring would come to it, if every square yard of it was alike moist and fertile.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
Dress goods—silk over $1.50 a square yard; cotton over 50 cents a square yard, and wool over $2 per square yard.
It is quite expensive, costing sixty cents a square yard, which is one of the reasons why it is seldom used.The Building of a Book | Various