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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of yard.


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  • In the spring the dead deer were found in hundreds where they had "yarded" safely through many winters before the big snow.

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  • He would ramble on by the hour about the things around us; about the trees, the birds, and squirrels; of the way the muskrats lived by the sawmill dam, and their cleverness in avoiding his traps; about the deer that "yarded" back of Taft's Knob last winter, and their leanness in the spring.

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  • From hand of coynted81 lass begarbed like yarded lad,82

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Anston Center for Youth was a red brick former forge now yarded in barbed wire.

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  • Anything to get them out of my barely yarded, too cramped, urban house in the rainy, cold northwest.

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  • The tutu not having yet begun to spring, I yarded my bullocks at

    A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

  • As, then, my bullocks could not get tuted on being turned out empty, I yarded them.

    A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

  • I had been four feet off the rubble in the fifty-degree gully when I yarded on the overhang and the whole roof dislodged.

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  • These would be yarded some fine night, the best taken and ridden hard, perhaps returned next morning, perhaps in a day or two.

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  • With regard to the stock pasturing in the valley, a puzzling problem presented itself when they came to be gathered up and yarded.

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