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Webster 1913 Edition


Graveyard

Grave′yard′

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Noun.
A yard or inclosure for the interment of the dead; a cemetery.

Definition 2022


graveyard

graveyard

English

Noun

graveyard (plural graveyards)

  1. A tract of land in which the dead are buried.
  2. (figuratively, by extension) A final storage place for collections of things that are no longer useful or useable.
    1. (card games) The discard pile, in some trading card games.
    2. (sports) A team where players are sent when they are not useful, or a team where players become useless if sent there.

Synonyms

  • (land used for burial): see also Wikisaurus:cemetery.

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