Associations to the word «Yarder»


YARDER, noun. (forestry) A motor-driven logging machine which transports logs by means of a system of cables and winches.
YARDER, noun. (in combination) Something that is a stated number of yards in some dimension - such as a ten-yarder.

Dictionary definition

YARDER, noun. (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards; "the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green".
YARDER, noun. A winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road.

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