Definition of Stockyard

1. Noun. Enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily.

Generic synonyms: Yard



Definition of Stockyard

1. Noun. (American English) An enclosed yard, with pens, sheds etc. or stables, where livestock is kept temporarily before being slaughtered, treated, sold, or shipped etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stockyard

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stockyard

stockpiling
stockpot
stockpots
stockroom
stockrooms
stocks
stocktake
stocktakes
stocktaking
stocktakings
stockwhip
stockwhips
stockwork
stockworks
stocky
stockyard (current term)
stockyards
stodge
stodged
stodger
stodgers
stodges
stodgier
stodgiest
stodgily
stodginess
stodginesses
stodging
stodgy
stoep

Literary usage of Stockyard

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1. Trade Association Activities and the Law: A Discussion of the Legal and by Franklin Daniel Jones (1922)
"(a) When used in this title the term "stockyard" means any place, establishment, or facility commonly known as stockyards, conducted or operated for ..."

2. Trade Association Activities and the Law: A Discussion of the Legal and by Franklin Daniel Jones (1922)
"(a) When used in this title the term "stockyard" means any place, establishment, or facility commonly known as stockyards, conducted or operated for ..."

3. Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives by United States Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture (1922)
"After the giving of such notice to the stockyard owner and to the public, the stockyard shall remain subject to the provisions of this title until like ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"stockyard companies. stockyard companies having transportation facilities ... 625, it was held that a stockyard company, doing what is known as a terminal ..."

5. Transactions by American Foundrymen's Society (1921)
"Description of stockyard The stockyard is an open top runway, 100 feet wide and 640 feet long. There is one 60-ton double trolley, overhead electric ..."

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