innyard

innyard

(ˌɪnˈjɑːd)
n
the courtyard of an inn
References in classic literature ?
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.
Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.
of 'hutyard', an enclosed area near a hut (small dwelling), compare innyard, houseyard.
Was the first stage structure a temporary affair made of planks laid on barrels, as shown in pictures of innyard stages, or was it made as a permanent structure, integrated with the adjacent gallery timbers?
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.
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.
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.
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.