Definition of house paddock in English:

house paddock


NZ, Australian
  • 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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘She let her head drop to the railing surrounding her house paddock.’
    • ‘He fell from the windmill in 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.’
    • ‘The house paddock is smallish and square but there is no indication of an actual house.’
    • ‘I perused the house paddock and found my four domestic horses happily grazing.’
    • ‘There was a fence separating the house paddock from the rest of the farm.’