yard goods

plural noun

Definition of yard goods

: fabrics sold by the yard : piece goods

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Behind Brown’s steady presence at left tackle, the Seahawks lead the NFL with 153.8 rushing yards per game, more than 16 yards better than the second-place Carolina Panthers. Mike Vorel, The Seattle Times, "Seahawks veteran leader Duane Brown doesn’t move like an offensive lineman. Here’s why.," 12 Dec. 2018 Note Smith-Schuster is averaging more than two yards better than everyone except Moss and Allen. Michael Salfino, WSJ, "At Least the Pittsburgh Steelers Have Good JuJu," 19 Sep. 2018 For the sake of comparison, that’s more than a yard better than former Bear Alshon Jeffery. Brad Biggs, chicagotribune.com, "Go deep? Bears in play for speedy wide receiver Sammy Watkins," 12 Mar. 2018 His worst season in yards per target (9.22 in 2015) was over a half-yard better than Evans's career-best mark. Michael Beller, SI.com, "Julio Jones vs. Mike Evans: Who is the Better Fantasy Football Pick in 2017?," 2 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of yard goods

1895, in the meaning defined above

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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