yard bird


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yard bird

n. Slang
1.
a. An untrained military recruit.
b. A soldier confined to a restricted area or assigned menial tasks as a punishment.
2. A convict; a prisoner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yard bird - a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
2.yard bird - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prisonyard bird - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
lifer - a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment
captive, prisoner - a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
trusty - a convict who is considered trustworthy and granted special privileges
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