by the yard meaning

  "by the yard" in a sentence
1. Sold or measured in yard lengths
2. In large quantities (figurative)

Examples

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  1. two men were standing by the yard gate, holding it open
  2. this cloth is sold by the yard
  3. they sell the cloth by the yard
  4. cloth is sold by the yard
  5. in england, sugar is sold by the pound, eggs by the dozen and cloth by the yard

Related Words

  1. by the strong hand meaning
  2. by the sweat of one's brow meaning
  3. by the unit meaning
  4. by the way meaning
  5. by the week meaning
  6. by the year meaning
  7. by themselves meaning
  8. by then meaning
  9. by times meaning
  10. by transverse meaning
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