or-chard / ôr-chərd
1. a grove or garden where trees are grown for their fruit or nuts
In an orchard there should be enough to eat, enough to lay up, enough to be stolen, and enough to rot upon the ground.
Samuel Madden, 1686 – 1765
2. trees grown to produce fruits or nuts
One who doesn’t appreciate the apple, won’t appreciate the orchard.
From the Anglo-Saxon noun orceard/ortgeard.
Thank you to Allen Ward for providing this etymology.