Associations to the word «Yardarm»

Wiktionary

YARDARM, noun. (nautical) The outer end of a yard, often equipped with blocks for reeving signal halyards.
YARDARM TO YARDARM, adverb. (archaic) (idiomatic) Very close to each other.

Dictionary definition

YARDARM, noun. Either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke