yardage

1
[yahr-dij]

Origin of yardage

1
First recorded in 1875–80; yard1 + -age

yardage

2
[yahr-dij]
noun
  1. the use of a yard or enclosure, as in loading or unloading cattle or other livestock at a railroad station.
  2. the charge for such use.

Origin of yardage

2
First recorded in 1860–65; yard2 + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for yardage

yardage

1
noun
  1. a length measured in yards

yardage

2
noun
  1. the use of a railway yard in the transportation of cattle
  2. the charge for this
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