yarder

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Noun1.yarder - (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards; "the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
2.yarder - a winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road
winch, windlass - lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
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And, considering that the hour-glass they turned from year to year was filled with the earthiest and coarsest sand, the Bleeding Heart Yarders had reason enough for objecting to be despoiled of the one little golden grain of poetry that sparkled in it.
Gregson is the smartest of the Scotland Yarders," my friend remarked; "he and Lestrade are the pick of a bad lot.
Hart's kicker, Josh Cummings, has been working on a few 60 yarders of his own.