Definition of base court in English:

base court

noun

  • Architecture. The lower or outer court of a castle or mansion, occupied by the servants. Also: a court at the back of an early farmhouse, containing the outbuildings.

Origin

Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. From base + court.

Pronunciation

base court

/ˈbeɪs kɔːt/