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