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Definition of "yard-long" []

  • Very long; about a meter long. (adjective)

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Use "yard-long" in a sentence
  • "On a street corner of midtown Manhattan, in as discreet a location as far away from the eyes of the NYPD as possible, a group of people gathered on March 1, around a large 50-yard-long bunch of yellow cloth, waiting for the signal."
  • "The bloated book belongs in a category with the yard-long hot dog and the stretch limo."
  • "I was for ever crowned with leis by him, and he had his runners bring me leis all the way from the rose-gardens of Mana — you remember them; fifty miles across the lava and the ranges, dewy fresh as the moment they were plucked, in their jewel-cases of banana bark; yard-long they were, the tiny pink buds like threaded beads of"