Also called barnlot. a yard next to or surrounding a barn.
of, pertaining to, or typical of a barnyard: barnyard noises; simple paintings of barnyard life.
indecent; smutty; vulgar: His barnyard humor made us all blush.

1505–15; barn1 + yard2 Unabridged
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barnyard (ˈbɑːnˌjɑːd)
1.  a yard adjoining a barn, in which farm animals are kept
2.  (modifier) belonging to or characteristic of a barnyard
3.  (modifier) crude or earthy: barnyard humour

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Example sentences
He can then start his day all by himself in the barnyard hours without
  disturbing any one, and in comfort to himself.
As walls tumble, boundaries fray and the line between house and barnyard melts
Brady's method of disposing of this species of the barnyard cultivation has
  gotten him into a peck of trouble.
No expense has been spared in furnishing extras, props and barnyard animals for
  the bazaar scenes.
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