yard (n.)
yard measure
1H4 II.iv.242[Falstaff to Prince Hal] You tailor's-yard
LLL V.ii.666[Dumaine to Boyet, of Armado] He may not [love] by the yard
RJ I.ii.40[Servant alone] It is written that the shoemaker should meddle with his yard [with bawdy pun]
TS IV.iii.111[Petruchio to Tailor] I shall so bemete thee with thy yard
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