farmyard
noun Date: 1723 land around or enclosed by farm buildings; especially barnyard

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Farmyard — Farm yard , n. The yard or inclosure attached to a barn, or the space inclosed by the farm buildings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • farmyard — [farm′yärd΄] n. the yard surrounding or enclosed by the farm buildings …   English World dictionary

  • farmyard — UK [ˈfɑː(r)mˌjɑː(r)d] / US [ˈfɑrmˌjɑrd] noun [countable] Word forms farmyard : singular farmyard plural farmyards an area beside a farmhouse, surrounded by buildings …   English dictionary

  • farmyard — /ˈfamjad/ (say fahmyahd) noun 1. a yard or enclosure surrounded by or connected with farm buildings. –adjective 2. of, belonging to, or suitable for a farmyard: farmyard animals …   Australian English dictionary

  • farmyard — noun Farmyard is used before these nouns: ↑manure …   Collocations dictionary

  • farmyard — [[t]fɑ͟ː(r)mjɑː(r)d[/t]] farmyards N COUNT On a farm, the farmyard is an area of land near the farmhouse which is enclosed by walls or buildings …   English dictionary

  • farmyard — /fahrm yahrd /, n. a yard or enclosure surrounded by or connected with farm buildings. [1740 50; FARM + YARD2] * * * …   Universalium

  • farmyard — noun The area around a farm, excluding the fields …   Wiktionary

  • farmyard — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. barnyard, yard, enclosure, farmstead, barns, ranchyard, corral, farm buildings, buildings, grange, toft, messuage; see also farm …   English dictionary for students

  • farmyard — farm|yard [ˈfa:mja:d US ˈfa:rmja:rd] n an area surrounded by farm buildings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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