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[cf. US back yard idem DAE] n. phr. the area behind a house: 1936 Why y' don' lemmuh go back in de back o' d' yard where I safe? (Dupuch 29). 1976 Irrespective of the size of "back o' the yard", there were certain essentials present (Eneas 3). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-08-25 03:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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