yardage
I. noun Etymology: 1yard Date: 1866 1. the use of a livestock enclosure for animals in transit provided by a railroad at a station 2. a charge made by a railroad for the use of a livestock enclosure II. noun Etymology: 4yard Date: 1900 1. a. an aggregate number of yards b. the length, extent, or volume of something as measured in yards 2. yard goods

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • yardage — index space Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • yardage — ► NOUN ▪ a distance or length measured in yards …   English terms dictionary

  • yardage — yardage1 [yär′dij] n. 1. measurement in yards 2. the extent or amount of something so measured ☆ 3. distance covered in advancing a football yardage2 [yär′dij] n. 1. the use of a yard for storage, as for cattle at a railroad station 2 …   English World dictionary

  • yardage — UK [ˈjɑː(r)dɪdʒ] / US [ˈjɑrdɪdʒ] noun Word forms yardage : singular yardage plural yardages 1) [uncountable] the number of yards that a team or player moves forward in a game of American football 2) [countable/uncountable] a distance or size of… …   English dictionary

  • yardage — yard|age [ˈja:dıdʒ US ˈja:r ] n technical 1.) [U] the number of yards that a team or player moves forward in a game of American football 2.) [U and C] the size of something measured in yards or square yards ▪ a large yardage of sail …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yardage — noun (C, U) technical 1 the size of something measured in yards or square yards: a large yardage of sail 2 (U) the number of yards that a team or player moves forward in a game of American football …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • yardage — yardage1 /yahr dij/, n. measurement, or the amount measured in yards; length or extent in yards. [1875 80; YARD1 + AGE] yardage2 /yahr dij/, n. 1. the use of a yard or enclosure, as in loading or unloading cattle or other livestock at a railroad… …   Universalium

  • yardage — noun An amount or length measured in yards …   Wiktionary

  • yardage — yard|age [ jardıdʒ ] noun 1. ) uncount the number of yards that a team or player moves forward in a game of football 2. ) count or uncount a distance or size of something measured in YARDS or SQUARE YARDS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • yardage — yard·age || jÉ‘rdɪdÊ’ / jɑː n. number of yards, length of yards …   English contemporary dictionary

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