from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The secondary, inferior, or rear courtyard of a large house; the outer court of a castle.
- n. An inferior court of law, not of record.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A secondary or inferior court or yard, generally at the back of a house, opposed to the chief court or main quadrangle; a farm-yard.
- n. In English law, an inferior court of justice, but a court of record, as a court-baron, court-leet, etc.
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