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[skool-yahrd] /ˈskulˌyɑrd/
a playground or sports field near a school.
Origin of schoolyard
1865-70; school1 + yard2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But let's not forget the linchpin accessory for the schoolyard fashionista-the lunchbox.
  • His reply to me was filled with nothing but schoolyard taunts and completely lacking in any form of substance.
  • Of course, this is a conditioned response from people who reacted to schoolyard taunts by winning the praise of teachers.
  • schoolyard bullies never learn to change their behavior.
  • These arguments are nothing more than immature schoolyard taunts.
  • But this fall the casual brutality of the schoolyard seems particularly bitter.
  • We have become nothing more than schoolyard bullies.
  • Mapping the schoolyard to learn the concept of maps.
  • schoolyard habitats are naturalized areas on school grounds accessible to the entire school community.
  • schoolyard habitat projects both create and support learning about the natural world over the long term.

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