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  • n. Plural form of farmyard.


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  • The country was drier and more settled, but the cows, we saw, were all in farmyards, and we were afraid to risk going near them.

    Three Times and Out: A Canadian Boy's Experience in Germany

  • At Firdaws he drinks in the air: wet, warm earth and roses, honeysuckle, farmyards, cows as before, but up here he can smell fields of newly cut hay and fruit on the trees burnished by the summer he's missed.

    Polly Samson | The Man Who Fell

  • The deaths were blamed primarily on grizzlies pushing into inhabited areas, where bears get into trouble as they search out food in farmyards and from the big game herds also stalked by hunters.

    Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Deaths Near Record Levels

  • Many people would prefer chickens to be scratching, free-range, in farmyards.

    Reasons to Crow About Ever-Bigger Chickens

  • There are other makeshift detention facilities in places like rented farmyards and guesthouses that are better guarded.

    Secret Jails Used To Enforce China's 'Hidden Rules'

  • It was a wooden patten, once commonplace domestic equipment in most farmyards.

    Country diary: North Derbyshire

  • I also sketch in fast-food parking lots and farmyards.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • To the first problem, he put forward a compromise: the foxes should continue to steal, but instead of raiding a supermarket, Coen proposed they should pilfer the farmyards of their tormentors instead.


  • In those rambles we strolled along the banks of little brooks where forget-me-nots fringed the edges, passed through farmyards where nuns in their quaint costumes sat on three-legged stools milking cows, and soldiers leaned over the gates laughing and chatting.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Subjects often rural and include farmyards and farm-workers.

    Arthur William Redgate


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