Origin of farmyard
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I went out at the other door into the close or farmyard, and ran across to the house.Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood
Sheila would probably be busy about the house or she might have work to do in the farmyard.
He followed her across the farmyard and through the gate into the "loanie."
I should like to know who would let her mess about as she does in a farmyard.'Abbe Mouret's Transgression
In the farmyard the workers were preparing to depart for the night from their long day of toil.Gilian The Dreamer
- an area surrounded by or adjacent to farm buildings
- (as modifier)farmyard animals
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