farmyard (plural farmyards)

  1. The area around a farm, excluding the fields.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter XIX, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855 ↗:
      “Where's Kipper?” I asked, and was surprised to note that Bobbie was dancing round the room on the tips of her toes uttering animal cries, apparently ecstatic in their nature. “Reggie?” she said, suspending the farmyard imitations for a moment.

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