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stockyard

[stok-yahrd] /ˈstɒkˌyɑrd/
noun
1.
an enclosure with pens, sheds, etc., connected with a slaughterhouse, railroad, market, etc., for the temporary housing of cattle, sheep, swine, or horses.
2.
a yard for livestock.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; stock + yard2
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British Dictionary definitions for stock-yard

stockyard

/ˈstɒkˌjɑːd/
noun
1.
a large yard with pens or covered buildings where farm animals are assembled, sold, etc
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