kailyard

[ keyl-yahrd ]
/ ˈkeɪlˌyɑrd /

noun Scot.

Definition for kailyard (2 of 2)

kaleyard

or kail·yard

[ keyl-yahrd ]
/ ˈkeɪlˌyɑrd /

noun Scot.

a kitchen garden.

Origin of kaleyard

First recorded in 1715–25; kale + yard2
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Examples from the Web for kailyard

  • 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 (1 of 2)

kailyard

/ (ˈkeɪlˌjɑːd) /

noun

a variant spelling of kaleyard

British Dictionary definitions for kailyard (2 of 2)

kaleyard

kailyard

/ (ˈkeɪlˌjɑːd, Scottish -ˌjard) /

noun

Scot a vegetable garden

Word Origin for kaleyard

C19: literally: cabbage garden
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