Origin of yardage1
- 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 yardage2
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This cost is for the yardage of 60.4 on which forms were actually used.Concrete Construction
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"I don't know a yardage record from a bushel basket," she sighed.
Both teams resorted to punting and the Lions gained some yardage.Betty Lee, Freshman
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Though if you're hunting for a job you might verify the yardage report I left on your desk.
Generally the size of the pit is roughly measured, and the yardage figured from this measurement.
- a length measured in yards
- the use of a railway yard in the transportation of cattle
- the charge for this
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