A yard (yd) is a unit of length in the U.S. customary system of measurement.
1 yard = 3 feet or 36 inches
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In ancient times a yard may have been the length of the sash, or gird, worn around the king's waist. King Henry I of England is believed to have decreed a yard to be the distance from the tip of his nose to the end of his thumb.
See also U.S. customary units.