play yard

noun

Definition of play yard

US
: a structure with high sides that provides an enclosed area in which a baby or young child can play

Word by Word Definitions

play play
  1. : swordplay

  2. : game, sport

  3. : the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. : to engage in sport or recreation : frolic

  2. : to have sexual relations

  3. : to move aimlessly about : trifle

yard play
  1. : a small usually walled and often paved area open to the sky and adjacent to a building : court

  2. : the grounds of a building or group of buildings

  3. : the grounds immediately surrounding a house that are usually covered with grass

  1. : of, relating to, or employed in the yard surrounding a building

  2. : of, relating to, or employed in a railroad yard

  1. : to drive into or confine in a restricted area : herd, pen

  2. : to deliver to or store in a yard

  3. : to congregate in or as if in a yard

  1. : any of various units of measure: such as

  2. : a unit of length equal in the U.S. to 0.9144 meter — see Weights and Measures Table

  3. : a unit of volume equal to a cubic yard


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