square yard

Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to square yard: cubic yard
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.square yard - a unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
References in classic literature ?
It was a dull, square yard, made cold and gloomy by high walls, and seeming to chill the very sunlight.
Secondly, because wherever there was a square yard of ground in British occupation under the sun or moon, with a public post upon it, sticking to that post was a Barnacle.
There was a feeble lamp at no great distance; the only one in the place, which was a kind of square yard, but sufficient to show how poor and mean it was.
Where is it I've read that someone condemned to death says or thinks, an hour before his death, that if he had to live on some high rock, on such a narrow ledge that he'd only room to stand, and the ocean, everlasting darkness, everlasting solitude, everlasting tempest around him, if he had to remain standing on a square yard of space all his life, a thousand years, eternity, it were better to live so than to die at once
In one square yard, at a point some hundreds yards distant from one of the old clumps, I counted thirty-two little trees; and one of them, judging from the rings of growth, had during twenty-six years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed.
There isn't a single square yard of that whole belt but is equipped with a torpedo.
Here, under her few square yards of thatch, she watched winds, and snows, and rains, gorgeous sunsets, and successive moons at their full.
Over an area of several square yards his keen nostrils sought the identity of the makers of the tracks.
For Islamabad, the residential property valuation rate will fall by 14 per cent to Rs15,309 per square yard.
27 percent price gain for 500 square yard plots and an even sharper rise of 12.
INTO THE LIGHT Sumo managing director Jim Richardson at the exhibition at the Square Yard Gallery, Blandford Square, Newcastle.
She says the new exhibition space, Square Yard, on Blandford Square, has been a huge boost for the college.