barnyard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barn +‎ yard

Noun[edit]

barnyard ‎(plural barnyards)

  1. The yard associated with or surrounding a barn.

Adjective[edit]

barnyard ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to a barn or barnyard.
    She always felt that eggs tasted better from barnyard chickens.
    • 2012, Slow Match by Verlue Jones
      "I don't think I could stand of this barnyard smell.” James stood his ground. His sons moved closer to him. Garrett walked back and forth across the fresh strewn hay, giving the impression he was ready to shoot if he had too.