Porch

  • 21 porch — UK [pɔː(r)tʃ] / US [pɔrtʃ] noun [countable] Word forms porch : singular porch plural porches 1) British a small area covered by a roof at the entrance to a house or other building 2) American a veranda …

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  • 22 porch —   Lānai.    ♦ Porch railing, pale lānai.    ♦ Porch of pillars, hale kia …

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  • 23 porch — [13] Porch and portico [17] are ultimately the same word. Both go back to Italian portico, a descendant of Latin porticus ‘covered gallery or entry’, but whereas portico was borrowed directly, porch came via Old French porche. Porticus was… …

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  • 24 porch — See porch, piazza, veranda …

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  • 25 porch — A forecourt with pillars in Solomon s house (1 Kgs. 7:6); and in Herod s Temple at Jerusalem a colonnaded portico or passageway was known as Solomon s porch (Acts 3:11) …

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  • 26 porch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. verandah, portico, piazza; entrance, portal; stoa. See opening, receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. veranda, piazza, portico, breezeway, entrance, doorstep, stoop, gallery, entrance platform, carriage …

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  • 27 porch — noun (C) 1 an entrance covered by a roof outside the front door of a house or church 2 AmE an open area with a floor and a roof, often made of wood, fixed to the side of a house on the ground floor; veranda: sitting out on the porch …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28 porch — noun the chair would be ideal for a porch or patio Syn: vestibule, foyer, entrance (hall), entry, portico, lobby; veranda, terrace; stoop; Architecture lanai, tambour, narthex …

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  • 29 porch — /pɔtʃ / (say pawch) noun 1. an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway. 2. US → verandah (def. 1). 3. → portico. {Middle English porche, from Old French, from Latin porticus porch, portico} …

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  • 30 porch — n. 1 a covered shelter for the entrance of a building. 2 US a veranda. 3 (the Porch) = the Stoa (see STOA 2). Derivatives: porched adj. porchless adj. Etymology: ME f. OF porche f. L porticus (transl. Gk stoa) f. porta passage …

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  • 31 porch — noun Etymology: Middle English porche, from Anglo French, from Latin porticus portico, from porta gate; akin to Latin portus port more at ford Date: 14th century 1. a covered area adjoining an entrance to a building and usually having a separate… …

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  • 32 porch — noun /pɔːtʃ,poʊɹtʃ,pɔɹtʃ/ a) A covered and enclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof. b) A portico; a covered walk …

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  • 33 PORCH — Parents Organizing Resources For Children s Health (Medical) * Presbyetrians Of Reasoned Christian Hope (Community » Religion) …

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  • 34 porch — uliveto …

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  • 35 porch — sb. Ps. xcix. 4. Lat. porticus …

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  • 36 porch — pÉ”rtʃ /pɔː n. balcony, veranda; patio, portico …

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  • 37 porch — noun 1》 a covered shelter projecting in front of the entrance of a building. 2》 N. Amer. a veranda. Derivatives porched adjective porchless adjective Origin ME: from OFr. porche, from L. porticus colonnade , from porta passage …

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  • 38 porch — n. 1. Portico, entrance way, vestibule. 2. [With The prefixed.] The Stoic philosophy, philosophy of Zeno, school of the Stoics …

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  • 39 Porch — a covered entrance to a doorway; in some great churches these became large and elaborate structures …

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  • 40 porch — [pɔːtʃ] noun [C] 1) British a small area covered by a roof at the entrance to a house or other building 2) American a veranda …

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