farmyard

noun farm·yard \ ˈfärm-ˌyärd \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of farmyard

:land around or enclosed by farm buildings; especially :barnyard

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First Known Use of farmyard

1723


FARMYARD Defined for Kids

farmyard

noun farm·yard \ ˈfärm-ˌyärd \

Definition of farmyard for Students

:the yard around or enclosed by farm buildings


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