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back yard

Back yard is sometimes a misspelling of backyard.

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back yard a.k.a. Back garden: A back garden is a residential garden located at the rear of a property, on the other side of the house from the front garden. Such gardens have a special place in English suburban and gardening culture.

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Google previewIt Just So Happened (2004)

by David B Paterson

The back yard is a 2 metre wide strip of grass with a windmill sort of thing for drying the many clothes. There is a flight of concrete steps going up to the " garden," which is a two meter wide shelf containing a miserably thin layer of topsoil carried ...

Google previewDo Over Dogs (2010)

Give Your Dog a Second Chance for a First Class Life by Pat Miller

A fenced back yard is a great convenience for a dog-owning family, ...

Google previewJourney Thru America - My Quest for Peace - Volume One (2013)

by Gary L Beer

The back yard is a mess of old washing machines, old clothes, soggy newspapers and ...

Google previewThe Bascombe Novels (2012)

The Sportswriter, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land by Richard Ford

The back yard is a grassy little miniWatteau, with carpets of deepgreen pachysandra ringing the large trees. Rhodies, wisterias and peonies are set out all over everywhere. A goodsize Japanese rock garden containing a little toy maple has ...

Google previewHistory and the Texture of Modern Life (2001)

Selected Essays by Lucy Maynard Salmon, Nicholas Adams, Bonnie G. Smith

Our back yard is a parallelogram about thirty feet wide and four times as long. On one of the long sides a board fence separates it from the adjoining property and in that direction a series of fences marks the divisions of private property. On the ...

Google previewOil & Gas Handbook (2012)

A Roughneck's guide to the Universe by Will Pettijohn P.E.C.

The back yard refers to everything that goes behind the rig. At this time, you will probably spot in the mud mumps, two if applicable, some rigs only use one mud pump and others use up to three. So you will have one, two or three ofthem to rig ...

Google previewPaperback Writer (2004)

by Mike Rouse-Deane

The back yard is a junk yard, collecting tin cans and old footballs, which kids lose while playing in the forest, and dare come near this old falling down house. Last of all, the ivy, still clinging on to the walls, which surround the house. Hoping to ...

Google previewDesire Lines (2006)

by Jack Gantos

One day your back yard is a solid plot of green ...

Google previewThe Indiana Bulletin of Charities and Correction (1907)

The front yard is a dump, the back yard is a slump. Ashes, suds, potato peelings — anything you like — make the ground slippery and vile, yet barefooted babies scramble around there at play. One tenant said that "the children didn't go to ...

Google previewPublic Welfare in Indiana (1907)

The front yard is a dump, the back yard is a slump. Ashes, suds, potato peelings — anything you like — make the ground slippery and vile, yet barefooted babies scramble around there at play. One tenant said that "the children didn't go to ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and Furniture (1846)

by John Claudius Loudon

Back Yard for Dung, Rubbish, #r. Behind the stable should be a yard enclosed by a wall, to contain the stable-dung, wood stacks, and refuse from the gardens and house. Here might be cisterns to receive the liquid manure from the stables ...

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

back yard1 (back-yard, back yard) n (phr) (CarA) 1. || back olJI the yard ( Baha) A (usu fenced) area at the back of a house usu used for kitchen-gardening, rearing poultry', etc, or dumping garbage, a. Mr Cole is president of the Home ...

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American Sign Language Home Words : American Sign Language: Front & Back Yard

The signs in sign language for front and back yard include a variety of signing movements.

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I buried a lot of my ironing in the back yard. (Phyllis Diller)
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