Kailyard School Definition

A group of Scottish writers, including J.M. Barrie, who made considerable use of Scots dialect in their sentimental and romantic works about Scottish life.
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Origin of Kailyard School

  • Scots kailyard kitchen garden kail kale (from Middle English kal kale) yard

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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