dooryard

noun door·yard \ -ˌyärd \

Definition of dooryard

: a yard next to the door of a house

Examples of dooryard in a Sentence

  1. flowers blooming in the dooryard

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First Known Use of dooryard

circa 1764

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  • : a yard next to the door of a house


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