noun Date: circa 1764 a yard next to the door of a house

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dooryard — Door yard , n. A yard in front of a house or around the door of a house …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dooryard — (n.) c.1764, American English, from DOOR (Cf. door) + YARD (Cf. yard) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dooryard — ☆ dooryard [dôr′yärd΄ ] n. a yard onto which a door of a house opens …   English World dictionary

  • dooryard — /dawr yahrd , dohr /, n. a yard in front of the door of a house. [1755 65, Amer.; DOOR + YARD2] * * * …   Universalium

  • dooryard — noun the yard near the front or back door of a house …   Wiktionary

  • dooryard — Canadian Slang front garden …   English dialects glossary

  • dooryard — n. front yard …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dooryard — noun N. Amer. a yard or garden by the door of a house …   English new terms dictionary

  • dooryard — noun (C) AmE an area in front of the door of a house …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dooryard — door•yard [[t]ˈdɔrˌyɑrd, ˈdoʊr [/t]] n. a yard near the front door of a house …   From formal English to slang

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