
Definition of Square yard
1. Noun. A unit of area equal to one yard by one yard square.
Definition of Square yard
1. Noun. A unit of area (''abbreviation'' '''sq yd''' ''or'' '''sq. yd.''') equal to the area of a square the sides of which are one yard long. (i.e. 3 feet by 3 feet or 9 square feet) ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Square Yard
Literary usage of Square yard
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
""Г printed, and not exceeding three square yards to the pound, six and one half
cents per square yard ; exceeding three square yards to the pound, ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"On goods of like description, exceeding two hundred threads to the square inch,
counting the warp and filling, unbleached, five cents per square yard; ..."
3. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1865)
"On goods of like description, exceeding two hundred threads to the square inch,
counting the warp and filling, unbleached, five cents per square yard ; if ..."
4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1865)
"n. goods of lighter description, exceeding two hundred threads to the square if
bleached, seven and ahalf cents per square yard ; if colored, stained, ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... unless specially provided tor in this act. one half cents per square yard; if
dyed, colored, stained, painted, or printed, lour cents per square yard. ..."
6. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"square yard a superficial area equal to that of a square each side of which
measures one yard Square foot —1/9 square yard Square inch — i 144 square foot. ..."