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main yard

n.
The lower yard on a mainmast.

main yard

n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical a yard for a square mainsail

main′ yard`


n.
a yard for a square mainsail.
[1475–85]
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Noun1.main yard - yard for a square mainsailmain yard - yard for a square mainsail    
yard - a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen
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The main yard area provides ample parking and access to the nearby fields, with a range of useful stone outbuildings of which two have been granted planning permission to be converted into one two bedroom and one three bedroom holiday cottages, which would provide an additional income stream.
Every Monday morning, in elementary school in Mexico City, I would line up next to my classmates in the main yard.
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The ceremony got started with the National Anthem, then Koranic recitation, a military parade, followed by the National Flag handover between officers of the 42nd and 43rd batches, then the graduated officers lined up in the ceremony's main yard.
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He said: "He's coming back into the main yard next week, all being well.
His main yard now has 114 stables and he says: "We like to think our facilities are at least the equal of most National Hunt yards.
Covering more than 15 acres, it boasts a rendered and timber stable block situated within the main yard.
Accessed via the main yard, the property benefits from a substantial paddock to the rear which is well fenced and benefits from separate vehicular access.
Dar Ghazaleh, now being mended to be a memory museum, is special for its architectural details and geometric and plant decorations which gain their uniqueness from the elements of the Aleppo house such as the main yard, summer and winter reception rooms, harem and men rooms, the servants section, the kitchen, the bath and storerooms, in addition to the decorated wooden ceilings.
The main yard of 103,000 sq m at Adyard has been engaged in the manufacturing of process modules for FPSOs, offshore jackets and topsides, pressure vessels, CALM buoys and heavy structural and piping fabrication.