innyard

innyard

(ˌɪnˈjɑːd)
n
the courtyard of an inn
References in classic literature ?
Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.
She suffered herself to be put into the railway omnibus, which was on the point of starting from the innyard when they arrived there, and though he touched his hat, asked whether she had any message to give him, and in a tender whisper wished her a safe journey, she would not look at or speak to him.
of 'hutyard', an enclosed area near a hut (small dwelling), compare innyard, houseyard.
The only scene completely cut was the innyard scene of Part 1.
At a table across the innyard an older peasant, in the full heyday of an anecdote, pauses while carving a ham, his knife still aloft.
Herbert Berry's detailed study of the Boar's Head innyard playhouse in Whitechapel offers a more extreme example of the same combination of a 90-degree yard but 360-degree galleries, but with an even more emphatic end-stage bias--a double gallery on the same side as the audience in the yard.
The surviving maps of London drawn while the Bell Savage was a playhouse do not clearly show an inn or innyard in Ludgate Hill, but a map surveyed, drawn, and published soon after the destruction of the inn does show an innyard that must belong to the Bell Savage.
According to the standard narrative, peripatetic troupes of strolling players had long performed in innyards and open spaces, putting on morality plays and interludes for whatever money they could get.
1) Everything before that date is often lumped together as 'medieval' or 'Tudor', treated as an undifferentiated time of informal playing, taking place in open spaces such as markets and innyards until the playhouses came along.
Plays were performed at ten different places in Ludlow, including the castle for Comus and other shows, the largest church in Shropshire, St Laurence's, and six inns or innyards.
A resulting oversight is the evident parallels between the design and use of private halls belonging to the nobility and gentry in the provinces and the development of private playhouses in London (the introduction to Part Three mentions only parish halls, innyards, and "even town halls" [287], but see also p.