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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A rod; a stick; a staff.

2. (n.) A branch; a twig.

3. (n.) A long piece of timber, as a rafter, etc.

4. (n.) A measure of length, equaling three feet, or thirty-six inches, being the standard of English and American measure.

5. (n.) The penis.

6. (n.) A long piece of timber, nearly cylindrical, tapering toward the ends, and designed to support and extend a square sail. A yard is usually hung by the center to the mast. See Illust. of Ship.

7. (n.) An enclosure; usually, a small enclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard.

8. (n.) An enclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard.

9. (v. t.) To confine (cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

ol'-iv yard.


833. aule -- a courtyard, a court
... a courtyard, a court. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: aule Phonetic
Spelling: (ow-lay') Short Definition: court-yard, fore-court, palace, house ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/833.htm - 7k

1638. elaion -- an olive orchard, ie spec. the Mt. of Olives
... of Olives. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: elaion Phonetic Spelling:
(el-ah-yone') Short Definition: Olive-grove, Olive-yard, the mount Olivet ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2691. chatser -- enclosure, court
... court, tower, village (masculine and feminine); from chatsar in its original sense;
a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded ...
/hebrew/2691.htm - 5k

2132. zayith -- olive tree, olive
... Probably from an unused root (akin to Ziv); an olive (as yielding illuminating oil),
the tree, the branch or the berry -- olive (tree, -yard), Olivet. ...
/hebrew/2132.htm - 6k

2696. Chetsron -- two Israelites, also two places in Judah
... Hezron. From chatser; court-yard; Chetsron, the name of a place in Palestine; also
of two Israelites -- Hezron. see HEBREW chatser. 2695, 2696. ...
/hebrew/2696.htm - 6k


Preaching in the Inn Yard
... Chapter 12. Wesley's Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; the
Speaking Statue; Wesley's Pentecost Preaching in the Inn Yard. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/preaching in the inn yard.htm

... to what such gifts extend, 81. Lease of the Church yard, 20, in not. ... in several
counties, 47, 76. Pasture of the Church-yard, 26. Pennons, 67. ...
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When Diamond Got Round the Corner of the Hay...
... horse, and had begun to take the bits of straw and hay out of his mane, when all
at once he recollected that the Lady North Wind was waiting for him in the yard ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 2 when diamond got.htm

The Old Gravestone
... They were talking about a big old stone that lay down in the yard, close by the
kitchen door, where the servants often placed the kitchen utensils, after they ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the old gravestone.htm

A Few Nights after This, Diamond Woke up Suddenly...
... got up and put on part of his clothes, and went down the stair, for the cabman's
room did not open upon their stair, and he had to go out into the yard, and in ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 18 a few nights.htm

The Groups Round the Cross
... Look at them"chaffering, chattering, laughing; and, above their heads,
not a yard away, that Figure. What a picture! The Son of ...
/.../stalker/the trial and death of jesus christ/chapter xiii the groups round.htm

He Got up in the Morning as Soon as He Heard the Men Moving In...
... He got up in the morning as soon as he heard the men moving in the yard. ... When
he got into the yard he found the stable-door just opened. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 24 he got up.htm

The Wind Blew Loud, but Diamond Slept a Deep Sleep...
... of the swallows"-over the shallows, you, know; but it may have been the chirping
of the dingy sparrows picking up their breakfast in the yard"-how can I ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 16 the wind blew.htm

Wesley on Holy Island
... In the evening I preached at Berwick-upon-Tweed; the next evening at Dunbar; and
on Friday, 25, about ten, at Haddington, in Provost D.'s yard, to a very ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesley on holy island.htm

Preaching in a Loft
... Tuesday, 11."I was at a loss where to preach, the person who owned the loft
refusing to let me preach there, or even in the yard below. ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/preaching in a loft.htm

Yard (8 Occurrences)
... A yard is usually hung by the center to the mast. See Illust. ... 9. (vt) To confine
(cattle) to the yard; to shut up, or keep, in a yard; as, to yard cows. Int. ...
/y/yard.htm - 10k

Yard-sticks (1 Occurrence)
Yard-sticks. Yards, Yard-sticks. Yarn . Multi-Version Concordance
Yard-sticks (1 Occurrence). Leviticus 19:35 Do not ...
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Olive-yard (2 Occurrences)
Olive-yard. Oliveyard, Olive-yard. Oliveyards . Multi-Version
Concordance Olive-yard (2 Occurrences). Exodus 23:11 But ...
/o/olive-yard.htm - 7k

Mete-yard (1 Occurrence)
Mete-yard. Meteyard, Mete-yard. Metheg . Multi-Version Concordance
Mete-yard (1 Occurrence). Leviticus 19:35 Ye do not ...
/m/mete-yard.htm - 6k

Meteyard (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) A yard, staff, or rod, used as a measure. Int.
Standard Bible Encyclopedia. METEYARD. met'-yard (middah ...
/m/meteyard.htm - 7k

Vineyard (69 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) An inclosure or yard for grapevines; a plantation
of vines producing grapes. Int. ... VINEYARD. vin'-yard. See VINE. ...
/v/vineyard.htm - 29k

Lift (283 Occurrences)
... See Lift gate, below. 19. (n.) A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity
of a yard below; -- used for raising or supporting the end of the yard. 20. ...
/l/lift.htm - 41k

Foot (193 Occurrences)
... only in the singular. 7. (n.) A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches;
one third of a yard. See Yard. 8. (n.) Soldiers who ...
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Earing (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ear. 2. (n.) A line used to fasten the upper corners
of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing. ...
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Brace (3 Occurrences)
... staves. 6. (n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which
the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon. 7 ...
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Yard (8 Occurrences)

Acts 7:5
But he gave him no inheritance in it, no, not a single square yard of ground. And yet He promised to bestow the land as a permanent possession on him and his posterity after him--and promised this at a time when Abraham was childless.

Ezekiel 41:12
The building that was before the separate place at the side toward the west was seventy cubits broad; and the wall of the building was five cubits thick all around, and its length ninety cubits.

Ezekiel 41:13
So he measured the house, one hundred cubits long; and the separate place, and the building, with its walls, one hundred cubits long;

Ezekiel 41:14
also the breadth of the face of the house, and of the separate place toward the east, one hundred cubits.

Ezekiel 41:15
He measured the length of the building before the separate place which was at its back, and its galleries on the one side and on the other side, one hundred cubits; and the inner temple, and the porches of the court;

Ezekiel 42:1
Then he brought me forth into the outer court, the way toward the north: and he brought me into the chamber that was over against the separate place, and which was over against the building toward the north.

Ezekiel 42:10
In the thickness of the wall of the court toward the east, before the separate place, and before the building, there were chambers.

Ezekiel 42:13
Then said he to me, The north chambers and the south chambers, which are before the separate place, they are the holy chambers, where the priests who are near to Yahweh shall eat the most holy things: there shall they lay the most holy things, and the meal offering, and the sin offering, and the trespass offering; for the place is holy.



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