Definition of Kailyard

1. Noun. (Scotland) A kitchen garden. ¹



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Definition of Kailyard

1. kaleyard [n -S] - See also: kaleyard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kailyard

kaie
kaies
kaif
kaifs
kaik
kaikai
kaikais
kaikawaka
kaiki
kaikis
kaikomako
kaiks
kail
kailan
kails
kailyard (current term)
kailyards
kaim
kaimacam
kaimacams
kaimak
kaimakam
kaimakams
kaims
kain
kainahineri
kainate
kainate receptor
kainates
kaing

Literary usage of Kailyard

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1. Recollections of a Speyside Parish by James Thomson (1902)
"We are now familiar with what the critics call kailyard literature. The books referred to describe the humble, every-day life of Scottish folks in general, ..."

2. The Lamp by Charles Scribner's Sons (1903)
"The national quality which distinguishes the Scot from the English writer has never been sufficiently emphasized, for the very term, the "kailyard," ..."

3. The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns by Charles Rogers (1882)
"THERE grows a bonnie brier bush in our kailyard, And white are the ... to deck our Hie- land lads, And the lasses lo'e the bonnie bush in our kailyard. ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"ASSIDUOUSLY as the kailyard is being cultivated—the produce is largely for foreign ... You may perchance argue that, after all, one patch of the kailyard is ..."

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