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Definition of "dooryard" [door•yard]

  • The yard in front of the door of a house. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dooryard" in a sentence
  • "Yes | No | Report from ray wrote 1 year 21 weeks ago ya might be a redneck if yer dooryard is paved with empty, .22 hulls (and you emptied them there, true), also if you can make an ole SShot shotgun bark fast as others shoot their ole 97's (and it doesn't bother ya the least that it's a wire twist barrel, after all thats whut lite loads were made for .."
  • "Her little face was like the pansies that used to grow in mother's dooryard; and a dooryard is the place for pansies, not a stage."
  • "The lawn or "dooryard," should be the best kept ground on the place."