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orchard

1. A garden.

2. An inclosure containing fruit trees; also, the fruit trees, collectively; used especially of apples, peaches, pears, cherries, plums, or the like, less frequently of nutbearing trees and of sugar maple trees.

(Science: botany) Orchard grass, a bright-coloured American oriole (icterus spurius), which frequents orchards. It is smaller and darker thah the baltimore oriole.

Origin: AS. Ortgeard, wyrtgeard, lit, wortyard, i. E, a yard for herbs; wyrt herb _ geard yard. See Wort, Yard inclosure.


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