yardage

1
[ yahr-dij ]
/ ˈyɑr dɪdʒ /
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noun

measurement, or the amount measured in yards; length or extent in yards.

Nearby words

  1. yard grass,
  2. yard of ale,
  3. yard sale,
  4. yard-long bean,
  5. yard-of-ale,
  6. yardang,
  7. yardarm,
  8. yardbird,
  9. yardie,
  10. yarding

Origin of yardage

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

yardage

2
[ yahr-dij ]
/ ˈyɑr dɪdʒ /

noun

the use of a yard or enclosure, as in loading or unloading cattle or other livestock at a railroad station.
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

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/ (ˈjɑːdɪdʒ) /

noun

a length measured in yards

noun

the use of a railway yard in the transportation of cattle
the charge for this
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