- an enclosure with pens, sheds, etc., connected with a slaughterhouse, railroad, market, etc., for the temporary housing of cattle, sheep, swine, or horses.
- a yard for livestock.
- The opening of western grazing lands and the great stockyard complexes of the midwest had made beef the relatively cheap meat.
- They rode on past a stockyard, and into a rutted street of bare frame houses, and Hetty was glad they scarcely met anybody.
- We had a steak dinner and the meat in the stockyard district was totally different from anything in the East.
- Jim has just gone across to the stockyard, but he will be back to breakfast in a moment.
- The bull was led onto the weighing platform and after being weighed, was put in one of the enclosures of the stockyard.
- When there was an unusually large amount of stock to be sold, part of it was kept at the stockyard and driven over as required.