What does barnyard mean?

barnyard meaning in General Dictionary

a garden belonging to a barn

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  • a yard adjoining a barn
  • a yard owned by a barn.

barnyard meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1510s, from barn + yard (n.1). Figurative of coarse or uncivilized behavior from 1920.

barnyard meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The land that's connected to the barn; might be fenced in to enclose animals.

barnyard meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A yard belonging to a barn.

Sentence Examples with the word barnyard

When Miss Sullivan went out in the barnyard and picked up a little chicken and talked to Helen about it, she was giving a kind of instruction impossible inside four walls, and impossible with more than one pupil at a time.

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