YARD, YARDLAND - Steven J. Coker
Subject: YARD, YARDLAND
From: Steven J. Coker
Date: October 01, 1998

Extracted From:
  A LAW DICTIONARY ..., SIXTH EDITION, 1856
  by John Bouvier
  CHILDS & PETERSON, PHILADELPHIA

YARD. A measure of length, containing three feet, or thirty-six inches. 

YARD, estates. A piece of land enclosed for the use and accommodation of the
inhabitants of a house. In England it is nearly synonymous with backside....

YARDLAND, old Eng. law. A quantity of land containing twenty acres....

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