from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A group of Scottish writers, including J.M. Barrie, who made considerable use of Scots dialect in their sentimental and romantic works about Scottish life.
Scots kailyard, kitchen garden : kail, kale (from Middle English kal; see kale) + yard2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
NICOLL has always championed the Kailyard School, SWINBURNE lived at The Pines.