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noun stock·yard \ˈstäk-ˌyärd\

Simple Definition of stockyard

  • : an enclosed area where farms animals (such as cattle) are kept so they can be slaughtered, sold, or shipped

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stockyard

  1. :  a yard for stock; specifically :  one in which transient cattle, sheep, swine, or horses are kept temporarily for slaughter, market, or shipping


STOCKYARD Defined for Kids

stockyard

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noun stock·yard \ˈstäk-ˌyärd\

Definition of stockyard for Students

  1. :  a yard for keeping livestock about to be slaughtered or shipped




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