What does dooryard mean?

dooryard meaning in General Dictionary

A yard facing a house or around the doorway of a house

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  • a yard outside the front side or back door of a home
  • A yard before a residence or around the entranceway of a house.

dooryard meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1764, United states English, from door + lawn (n.1).


dooryard meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A yard in front of a property or about the door of a property.


Sentence Examples with the word dooryard

I had another tree friend, gentle and more approachable than the great oak--a linden that grew in the dooryard at Red Farm.

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