Yardage

/ˈjɑːdɪdʒ/

Origin

First recorded in 1875–80; yard1 + -age (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Yardage

Yardage

noun

  1. measurement, or the amount measured in yards; length or extent in yards.
  2. the use of a yard or enclosure, as in loading or unloading cattle or other livestock at a railroad station.
  3. the charge for such use.
  4. a length measured in yards
  5. the use of a railway yard in the transportation of cattle
  6. the charge for this

dictionary.com

Yardage

noun

  1. A distance or length measured in yards.
  2. The use of a yard for storage or the keeping of animals, or payment for such use.

lexico.com

Yardage

noun (1)

  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

merriam-webster.com

Yardage

noun (2)

  1. : an aggregate number of yards
  2. : the length, extent, or volume of something as measured in yards
  3. : yard goods

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Example sentences for Yardage

  1. This cost is for the yardage of 60.4 on which forms were actually used.
  2. Though if you're hunting for a job you might verify the yardage report I left on your desk.
  3. Generally the size of the pit is roughly measured, and the yardage figured from this measurement.
  4. Both teams resorted to punting and the Lions gained some yardage.
  5. "I don't know a yardage record from a bushel basket," she sighed.

Nearby words

yard grass , yard of ale , yard sale , yard-long bean , yard-of-ale , yardang , yardarm , yardbird , yardie , yarding

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