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yd.

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  1. yard; yards.
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YD.

  1. (in the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen) dinar; dinars.
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square yard

noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • John Shakespeare, one cottage and one quarter yd land (9 acres), 6/8.

    Shakespeare's Family

    Mrs. C. C. Stopes

  • Richard Shakespere, one messuage, half a yd land (14 acres), 14/.

    Shakespeare's Family

    Mrs. C. C. Stopes

  • At the foot of the hill to the W. is a circular area, approximately 80 yd.

  • The shot is fired by an electric firing battery, from the first floor of Building No. 17, about 10 yd.

  • The all-metal reel is of about equal merit, but whatever the material, the most useful size is one holding about 40 yd.


British Dictionary definitions for yd

yd

yd.

abbreviation for
  1. yard (measure)
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yd in Science

yd

  1. Abbreviation of yard
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