Definition of Kaleyard School in English:

Kaleyard School

Syllabification: Kale·yard School
Pronunciation: /ˈkālyärd ˌsko͞ol
A group of late 19th-century fiction writers, including J. M. Barrie, who described local town life in Scotland in a romantic vein and with much use of the vernacular.


from Scots kaleyard, literally 'kitchen garden'.

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