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kailyard

noun kail·yard

Definition of kailyard

Scottish

  1. :  kitchen garden

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Origin and Etymology of kailyard

Scots, from kale, kail + English yard — more at kale


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kailyard

adjective, often capitalized kail·yard \"\

Definition of kailyard

of a school of writers

  1. :  characterized by sentimental description of Scottish life and considerable use of Scots dialect such various aspects of Scottish life as whiskey, deerstalking, salmon fishing, the Kailyard school of writers — Janet Adams Smith

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