Appleyard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

apple +‎ yard

Proper noun[edit]

Appleyard

  1. A topographic surname for someone associated with an orchard
    • 2010, Geoffrey Howse, Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in South Yorkshire (page 39)
      Herbert, a young lad, stated that at about six o'clock on the evening of Saturday 28 January, he was feeding the horses, when Mr Appleyard asked him why he had not taken the mare's collar off.

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