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YARD
A measure of length, containing three feet, or thirty-six inches. ... more

YARD,
estates. A piece of land enclosed for the use and accommodation of the inhabitants of a house. In England it is nearly synonymous with backside. (q.... more

YARDLAND,
old Eng. law. A quantity of land containing twenty acres. Co. Litt. 69 a. ... more

YEAR.
The period in which the revolution of the earth round the sun, and the accompanying changes in the order of nature, are completed. 2. The civil year... more

YEAR AND DAY.
This period of time is particularly recognized in the law. For example, when a judgment is reversed, a party, notwithstanding the lapse of time mentioned in... more

YEAR BOOKS.
These were books of reports of cases in a regular series from tho reign of the English King Ed. 11. inclusive, to the time of Henry... more

YEARS, ESTATE FOR.
Vide Estate for Years. ... more

YEAS AND NAYS.
The list of members of a legislative body voting in the affirmative and negative of a proposition is so called. 2. The constitution of the United States,... more

YEOMAN.
In the United States this word does not appear to have any very exact meaning. It is usually put as an addition to the names of... more

YIELDING AND PAYING,
contracts. These words, when used in a lease, constitute a covenant on the part of the lessee to pay the rent, Platt on Coven. 50, 3... more

YORK, STATUTE OF.
The name of an English statute, passed 12 Edw. II., Anno Domini 1318, and so called because it was enacted at York. It contains many wise... more

YOUNG ANIMALS.
It is a rule that the young of domestic or tame animals belong to the owner of the dam or mother, according to the maxim Partus sequitur... more

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