noun yard·man \ˈyärd-mən, -ˌman\

Definition of yardman

  1. 1 :  a person employed to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)

  2. 2 :  a person who works in the yard of a commercial establishment; especially :  one who supervises the handling of building materials in a lumberyard

  3. 3 :  a railroad hand employed in yard service

Circa 1825

First Known Use of yardman

circa 1825

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