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dooryard

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noun door·yard \-ˌyärd\

Simple Definition of dooryard

  • : a yard next to the door of a house

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dooryard

  1. :  a yard next to the door of a house

Examples of dooryard in a sentence

  1. flowers blooming in the dooryard



Circa 1764

First Known Use of dooryard

circa 1764


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