Definition of Kailyards

1. Noun. (plural of kailyard) ¹



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Definition of Kailyards

1. kailyard [n] - See also: kailyard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kailyards

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

Literary usage of Kailyards

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"... several individual beasts are spoken of; the latter is equivalent to A'ine, and is applied to the species. Occasionally pronounced KEAW. kailyards or ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1892)
"... and introduced the potato into Menteith, where a few had been known, but only in kailyards. The old folks, however, did not take kindly to the new food. ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"... stroll through a wild secluded country, along which the canal has caused to spring up here and there little white cottages, with their kailyards. ..."

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