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Definitions of "Dead yard"

Spelling Variations : dead yaad,

1. Dead yard (Noun)

English Translation



A social gathering associated with death. A dead yard normally takes place at the house of the deceased (without the body present).

Example Sentences

Patois: Yuh deh guh a Marsha dead yard tonite?
English: Are you going to Marsha’s wake tonight?

Related Words

Enz , Jamdown , Gully , Merika ,

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