main yard


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for repair/maintenance of 11 kv 6/4 pole structure at main yard, cmp unit, cavillary hills, cassel road, tubrak line in the area of age (u) e/s no ii under ge (u) electric supply delhi cantt 10
Snack Shack is open at breaktimes on a Tuesday and Friday in the main yard. It is very popular, and there is usually a very long line of customers!
The jail is notorious for holding political prisoners during al-Bashir's 30-year rule, with the main yard being known as a site of executions.
Obviously it is not straightforward as King has a strong team of jockeys who need to be used effectively, but Cannon seems to end up third - for his main yard.
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. As we looked up the red, white, and green flag we would sing a hymn to the Mexican flag, with our hands to our chests.
He said: "He's coming back into the main yard next week, all being well.
The Camilleri team is preparing slate transported from the Penrhyn Quarry in Gwynedd at its main yard in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Within the main yard there are retail and commercial units including a tea-room.
(IDSA), Louisville, Ky., has purchased a TSC 80 SXS shredding plant from The Shredder Co., Canutillo, Texas, to be installed at IDSA's main yard.
O'Brien has no plans to change the main yard and added: "There's too much history attached to it".
Tenders are invited for Construction of peb shed between existing shed at main yard