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The term "yard ape" refers to a black person. It's derivation is from the lawn ornaments of black coachmen holding lanterns, or black children fishing, or many of the other lawn ornaments of that type. It has devolved into a perjorative term for blacks.
"Those yard apes drank all of my 40s"
by bibliophage March 09, 2004