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- n. Plural form of innyard.
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Huddy's "travelling" theatrical troupe had been paying a round of visits to various towns in the home counties, performing in innyards, barns, any place suitable for the purpose and where no objections were raised by the justices.
When Shakespeare came to London in 1586-87, there were only two regular theatres, -- the Theatre and the Curtain, -- though there were usually several companies playing also at innyards within and about the City.