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yard

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substantive

measure of length, express by: P. and V. πῆχυς, ὁ (Eur. Cyclops) (about half a yard): see cubit.

For longer measures: use P. and V. πλέθρον, τό (about 33 yds.), or Ar. and P. στάδιον, τό (about 200 yds.).

court-yard: P. and V. αὐλή, ἡ (Plato); see court-yard.

farm-yard: V. αὔλιον, τό (Eur., Cyclops also Xen.).

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