Correct spelling for yard

Medical definition of yard:

The penis.

A measure of three feet, about three inches less than a meter.

Usage examples for yard:

  • There's a young man waiting in the back yard to help me carry my basket. "The Comings of Cousin Ann, – Emma Speed Sampson"
  • I didn't see Frank Nelson's dog go into the yard he continued; " he must be around here somewhere. "Frank, the Young Naturalist, – Harry Castlemon"
  • It was now the middle of May, and Ralph had seen nothing of the breeches- maker since the morning on which he had made his appearance in the yard of the Moonbeam. "Ralph the Heir, – Anthony Trollope"
  • She had done a quarter of a yard in a day. "A Country Gentleman and his Family, – Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant"

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A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...