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orchard (plural orchards)
- A garden or an area of land to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.
1907, Harold Bindloss, chapter 1, The Dust of Conflict:
- […] belts of thin white mist streaked the brown plough land in the hollow where Appleby could see the pale shine of a winding river. Across that in turn, meadow and coppice rolled away past the white walls of a village bowered in orchards, […]
- The trees themselves cultivated in such an area.
land for cultivation of fruit or nut trees
the trees in an orchard