YARD


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AcronymDefinition
YARDYouth Action against Racism and Discrimination (UK)
YARDYet Another Recursive Descent Parser (computing)
YARDYouth Affairs Research and Development (Australia)
YARDYouth Association for Rural Development (India)
YARDYet Another Rhythm Determination (linguistics)
YARDYoga Alliance of Red Deer (Canada)
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Keep your hands to your- self," the saloon keeper had roared, dancing, with fury in the schoolhouse yard.
I was glad, when I came home from school at noon, to see a farm-wagon standing in the back yard, and I was always ready to run downtown to get beefsteak or baker's bread for unexpected company.
About two hundred yards from the tree, a small brook crossed the road, and ran into a marshy and thickly-wooded glen, known by the name of Wiley's Swamp.
I saw her walking on them at the end of the yard of casks.
And if there's any light to be got up the yard as you talk on, we've need of it i' this world, and I'd be glad on it myself, if you could bring it back.
I walked with intrepidity five or six times before the very head of the cat, and came within half a yard of her; whereupon she drew herself back, as if she were more afraid of me: I had less apprehension concerning the dogs, whereof three or four came into the room, as it is usual in farmers' houses; one of which was a mastiff, equal in bulk to four elephants, and another a greyhound, somewhat taller than the mastiff, but not so large.
Take it, mistress housekeeper; open the window and fling it into the yard and lay the foundation of the pile for the bonfire we are to make.
And yet in my time the royal yards of an average profitable ship were a good way up above her decks.
The donkey laid himself down upon a heap of straw in the yard, the dog stretched himself upon a mat behind the door, the cat rolled herself up on the hearth before the warm ashes, and the cock perched upon a beam on the top of the house; and, as they were all rather tired with their journey, they soon fell asleep.
You would march into Scotland Yard in broad daylight?
For a moment as he was rearranging his cloak Pierre opened his eyes and saw the same penthouse roofs, posts, and yard, but now they were all bluish, lit up, and glittering with frost or dew.
So far, I suppose, you are willing to admit that you gentlemen down at Scotland Yard have not exactly distinguished yourselves.