One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A paddock next to a farmhouse.‘he'll stay in the house paddock until he's recovered’
- ‘He had confirmed he was no bushman by sticking mainly to the tracks around the house paddock.’
- ‘Then came a generous house paddock behind which one could see two separate out-houses.’
- ‘To the north-west were the stock-yards and house paddock.’
- ‘She let her head drop to the railing surrounding her house paddock.’
- ‘A couple of kangaroos were grazing in the house paddock.’
- ‘You cut a couple of she-oak saplings for sliprails to act as a gate to the house paddock.’
- ‘He fell from the windmill in the house paddock.’
- ‘I perused the house paddock and found my four domestic horses happily grazing.’
- ‘The house paddock is smallish and square but there is no indication of an actual house.’
- ‘There was a fence separating the house paddock from the rest of the farm.’
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