• WordNet 3.6
    • n yarder 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
    • n yarder (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in yards "the golfer hit a 300-yarder to the green"
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In literature:

He always knows what's going on, that two-yarder!
"Under Fire" by Henri Barbusse
In this way the yarder can keep ahead of the loading engine and there will be no delay at the landing.
"Motor Truck Logging Methods" by Frederick Malcolm Knapp

In poetry:

First I knowed Casey him an' me was young,
An' many a yard we h'isted, an' many a stave we sung
In Macfarlane's clipper Merlin, skysail-yarder, her as come
Round in ninety days from 'Frisco, first of all the grain fleet 'ome.
"Casey An' Me" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Hill threw four TD passes, including a 71-yarder to Zach Wilkins.
60-yarder is school record and comes on free kick (more).
Adam Lindamood ran for three touchdowns, including a 97-yarder that set a school record, to lead Parkersburg to a 42-22 victory at St Albans in high school football on Friday.
The big play continued to haunt the Minnesota Vikings' defense last week, with Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completing a 40-yard touchdown pass to Mike Wallace and a 45-yarder to Santonio Holmes.
The drive stalled and facing fourth and 13 from the Minnesota 32, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan sent Forbath on to attempt the 50- yarder .
"The 56- yarder was definitely my favorite," he said.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw his fourth touchdown pass of the game, a 63-yarder to Donte' Stallworth, as New England took a 28-0 lead with 9:49 left in the third quarter.
His 46-yarder in the fourth quarter created the final margin.
It committed lots of the big 15-yarders that tend to change the flow of a game.
Jackson ran for 159 yards and a pair touchdowns (both 3-yarders) on 25 carries, powering the Rams past New Orleans 31-21.
His 43-yarder was within NFL's zone of success.
Senior David Schwerman had two punts for 62 yards, including a 43-yarder.
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes, including a 22-yarder to Randall Cobb with 1:55 left, and the Packers came through with a 24-20 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
BYU (4-4) has made only one of its last five field goals, including a missed 46-yarder by Justin Sorensen in last week's 17-14 loss to No.
Kellen Moore tossed three touchdown passes, including a 46-yarder on the final play of the first half, to lead No.