yard·​er | \ ˈyär-dər How to pronounce yarder (audio) \

Definition of yarder

: one that is a specified number of yards in length used in combinationkicked a 42-yarder

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Recent Examples on the Web After a five-yard Ponies penalty, Evans was scoring his seven-yarder. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Deer Park dealt 49-7 defeat by nationally-ranked North Shore," 12 Oct. 2019 Hintze's field goal tied for the second-longest in modern Big Ten history, matching Minnesota’s Chip Lohmiller (1986) and behind Michigan State’s Morten Anderson, who hit a 63 yarder in 1981. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'It was a lot of chaos': Zach Hintze electrifies Camp Randall with a UW-record 62-yard field goal," 23 Nov. 2019 The sophomore had a 25-yard interception return, and added another 68 yarder in the fourth quarter. BostonGlobe.com, "New Bedford blanked Brockton last fall, 18-0, at the Boxers’ homecoming celebration.," 27 Oct. 2019 The team’s first touchdown arrived after a holding call, a five-yarder and a personal foul whistle that wiped away a touchdown. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Memorial’s offensive struggles end with 42-12 win over Pasadena," 21 Sep. 2019 The next drive, an 80 yarder that included 13 plays, was more of the same. Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, "49ers ride Jimmy Garoppolo’s brilliance to 28-25 win over Arizona," 31 Oct. 2019 Colts 15, Broncos 13 — Adam Vinatieri made a 51-yard field goal with 22 seconds left, his second 50-plus yarder of the day, to help Indianapolis (5-2) rally past visiting Denver fot its third straight victory. BostonGlobe.com, "Aaron Rodgers threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns, two of them to Aaron Jones on a big night for the Green Bay running back, and the Packers held off backup quarterback Matt Moore and the Chiefs, 31-24, in Kansas City.," 28 Oct. 2019 Miller connected for two quick touchdown passes, a two-yarder to Eric Church and a 13-yarder to Gavin Dykema, stretching the lead to 50-0 with over seven minutes left in the first half. Daily Pilot, "Marina football blows out rival Westminster in Battle at Boswell," 18 Oct. 2019 Lowman scored two other times on a 12-yard run in the second period and a four-yarder in the third. John Peery, orlandosentinel.com, "Apopka shuts out Evans, plays for district title next week," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of yarder

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of yarder was in 1889

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6 Jan 2020

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“Yarder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yarder. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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: something that is a specified number of yards long

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