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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The yard of an inn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The yard adjoining an inn.


inn +‎ yard (Wiktionary)


  • As the last of the men wound down into the innyard, Jamie dropped the plaid and motioned back toward the path up the hill.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Streamers of colored ribbons broke out of the innyard as the envoy used his staff to help himself vault the fence.

    Spirit Gate

  • I found Jamie outside, behind the inn, his nightshirt a pale blotch in the darkness of the innyard.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • He glanced at the dirty innyard in the middle of which soldiers were watering their lean horses at the pump while carts were passing out of the gate.

    War and Peace

  • Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.

    War and Peace

  • "Is there aught else I can do for you, noblesir?" she asked, catching up with him as he headed toward the door that led toward the innyard.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • Sir Thomas stood in the innyard watching his horses being groomed, his coat collar turned up against the chill of the morning, and grinned to himself.

    Unlikely Duchess

  • But Bartholomew and Susanna joined him in the innyard before ten minutes had passed, all eagerness to resume their journey.

    Unlikely Duchess

  • He was even more convinced of the truth of his judgment on himself before they drove out of the innyard.

    Unlikely Duchess

  • The huge bald head nodded in the direction of one corner of the innyard.

    Unlikely Duchess


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