Porch

  • 41 porch — [[t]pɔrtʃ, poʊrtʃ[/t]] n. 1) archit. an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway 2) archit. a veranda 3) archit. Obs. a portico • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME porche < OF < L porticus …

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  • 42 porch — An extension of a building beyond the main wall, sometimes enclosed, sometimes open, providing a place of recreation and enjoyment, often, where situated on a level with the second floor, a place for sleeping. 20 Am J2d Cov § 251 …

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  • 43 porch — see saooyís …

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  • 44 Porch collapse — or balcony collapse is a phenomenon typically associated witholder multi story apartment buildings that have wooden porch extensions on the frontor rear of the building. The collapses have a number of causes, including overloading due to… …

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  • 45 Porch (disambiguation) — Porch may refer to:* Porch, an architectural feature of homes * Porch, an inside vestibule of a building * Front porch and back porch, a video synchronization technique * Front porch campaign, a form of home based political campaigning * Porch ,… …

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  • 46 Porch Land Apartment — (Джомтьен,Таиланд) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Chaiyapruk Soi 14, Jomtien road, 20150 Дж …

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  • 47 Porch Swing in Tupelo — is a song from British pop rock performer Elton John s 2004 album, Peachtree Road . The song talks about Elvis Presley s childhood and upbringing and describes Tupelo, Mississippi. The inspiration for Taupin s lyric came when he visited Tupelo… …

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  • 48 porch swing — porch ,swing noun AMERICAN a type of SWING shaped like a BENCH (=long wooden seat for several people) that hangs from the ceiling of a porch …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 49 Porch (or Vestibule, in Architecture) — • A hall projecting in front of the façade of a church, found from the fifth century both in the East and the West Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 50 Porch Life — Infobox Album Name = Porch Life Type = Studio album Artist = Big D and the Kids Table Released = December 31, 2003 Genre = Hip hop Length = Label = Fork In Hand Records Chronology = Big D and the Kids Table Last album = Look What You ve Done… …

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  • 51 porch climber —    1. American a thief from houses    A convenient mode of access to an upstairs window:     He was a two bit porch climber with a few small terms on him. (Chandler, 1939)    2. an illegal narcotic    I suppose from the effect it has on those who …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 52 porch climber — noun : cat burglar, second story man * * * porch climber, Informal. a thief who gains entrance to a house by climbing a porch or veranda …

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  • 53 porch monkey — noun A lazy black person. [W]e are concerned that outright harassment such as being called nigger, jungle bunny, porch monkey, boy, son, etc., is occurring entirely too much …

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  • 54 Porch, Solomon's —    A colonnade on the east of the temple, so called from a tradition that it was a relic of Solomon s temple left standing after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. (Comp. 1 Kings 7:6.) The word porch is in the New Testament the… …

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  • 55 porch, piazza, veranda — Which of these terms one uses depends upon where he lives and the speech customs of his community. Each refers to an open space attached to the outside of a house or other building, usually roofed and partly enclosed. Although some architects… …

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  • 56 porch\ monkey — A really lame/annoying person who is slightly out of step with the rest of the world. If your idea of a good party is sitting around with 3D glasses and staring at last year s SI swimsuit magazine while sipping an import, you are a major porch… …

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  • 57 porch\ monkey — A really lame/annoying person who is slightly out of step with the rest of the world. If your idea of a good party is sitting around with 3D glasses and staring at last year s SI swimsuit magazine while sipping an import, you are a major porch… …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 58 porch monkey — n a black person. The racist phrase, adopted by some adolescents in the 1990s from their elders, is intended to evoke a slave or child asleep on a porch or ministering to its white superiors …

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  • 59 porch box — noun 1. : a box containing soil for growing flowers or ornamental plants on a porch compare window box 2. : an insulated box in which bottled milk is left in house delivery …

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  • 60 PORCH, THE —    the name given to the school of ZENO (q.v.), so called from the Arcade in Athens, in which he taught his philosophy, a many coloured portico, as decorated with the paintings of POLYGNOTUS (q.v.) …

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