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kailyard

[keyl-yahrd] /ˈkeɪlˌyɑrd/
noun, Scot.
1.

kaleyard

or kailyard

[keyl-yahrd] /ˈkeɪlˌyɑrd/
noun, Scot.
1.
a kitchen garden.
Origin of kaleyard
1715-1725
1715-25; kale + yard2
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  • Time went on, and in the kailyard at home the cabbages were disappearing as fast as ever.

    The Scottish Fairy Book Elizabeth W. Grierson
British Dictionary definitions for kailyard

kailyard

/ˈkeɪlˌjɑːd/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kaleyard

kaleyard

/ˈkeɪlˌjɑːd; Scottish -ˌjard/
noun
1.
(Scot) a vegetable garden
Word Origin
C19: literally: cabbage garden
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