Definition of Churchyard

1. Noun. The yard associated with a church.

Exact synonyms: God's Acre
Generic synonyms: Yard



Definition of Churchyard

1. n. The ground adjoining a church, in which the dead are buried; a cemetery.

Definition of Churchyard

1. Noun. A patch of land adjoining a church, often used as a graveyard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Churchyard

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Churchyard

churchplanters
churchship
churchships
churchwarden
churchwarden's pew
churchwarden's pews
churchwarden pipe
churchwardens
churchwardenship
churchwardenships
churchwards
churchwide
churchwoman
churchwomen
churchy
churchyard (current term)
churchyard cough
churchyard coughs
churchyards
churels
churg-strauss syndrome
churidars
churinga
churingas
churl
churlish
churlishly
churlishness
churlishnesses

Literary usage of Churchyard

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"β€œ The Lute,” in St. Paul's churchyard, H. Wellington, 1699. β€˜4 King's Head,”in the Old Baley, John Wright, 1657. overgrowing award, of some sort of burial ..."

2. A survey of London: Written in the Year 1598 by John Stow, William John Thoms (1876)
"Their common hall was in Paul's churchyard, on the south side, near unto a carpenter's yard. This college was, with others, suppressed in the reign of ..."

3. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1893)
"churchyard liked to alliterate on title-pages with the "Ch " that began his name. If his name had not been churchyard, he would not have called his pieces ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"In celebration of Elizabeth's progress of 1578, churchyard published ' A Discovrse of the Queenes Maiesties entertainement in Suffolk and Norfolk . ..."

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