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1. orchard

noun. ['ˈɔrtʃɝd'] garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth.

Synonyms

  • woodlet
  • lemon grove
  • grove
  • garden
  • apple orchard
  • peach orchard
  • plantation

Etymology

  • ortgeard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Orchard

  • tortured

How do you pronounce orchard?

Pronounce orchard as ˈɔrʧərd.

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Sentences with orchard


1. Adjective
Your pasture should contain some kind of grasses, such as timothy, orchard grass and fescue.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These traits make the Bradford pear tree an undesirable tree for the yard or orchard.

Quotes about orchard


1. A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
- Charles Baudelaire

2. A real writer learns from earlier writers the way a boy learns from an apple orchard -- by stealing what he has a taste for, and can carry off
- Archibald MacLeish

3. O world, world when I was younger I thought there was some order governing you and your deeds. But now you seem to be a labyrinth of errors, a frightful desert, a den of wild beasts, a game in which men move in circles…a stony field, a meadow full of serpents, a flowering but barren orchard, a spring of cares, a river of tears, a sea of suffering, a vain hope.
- Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina

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