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porch

Alternative clues for the word porch

Kind of swing

It may be screened

Swing site

A structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance

Spot for a swing

Word definitions for porch in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES front door/garden/porch etc (= at the front of a house ) ▪ We walked up the front steps and into the reception area. sun porch COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE back ▪ The guitarist's back-porch folksiness shows its...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Porch \Porch\, n. [F. porche, L. porticus, fr. porta a gate, entrance, or passage. See Port a gate, and cf. Portico .] (Arch.) A covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context architecture English) 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.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, "covered entrance," from Old French porche "porch, vestibule," from Latin porticus "covered gallery, covered walk between columns, arcade, portico, porch," from porta "gate, entrance, door" (see port (n.2)). The Latin word was borrowed directly...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Porch is an architectural element of building entrances. Porch (surname) Robert Bagehot Porch (1875-1962), English cricketer Porch may also refer to: Porch , an online home-improvement resource platform "Porch" (Pearl Jam song) , from their 1991 album Ten...

Usage examples of porch.

The terrace next to the side porch was already abloom with freshly planted flowers.

The enlarged flyby surveillance photograph hanging on the wall showed in grainy black and white the cabin and its grounds, including the wide, elevated back porch on which Glenn Abies could be seen standing, small but unmistakable, giving the helicopter the finger.

Dorrin drives the adz into the largest chunk of charcoal, ignoring the light footsteps on the porch behind him.

Beany crep out esy and hunted round til we found the string and we tide it agen as tite as we cood and then we crep back into the porch and peeked through the window.

As the side porches fronting the aisles are on the same level with the main porch, the bottom part of the front is bound together, and the divisions of nave and aisle, emphasised above by the prominent buttresses, are minimised below.

From the porch of the Church of Santa Maria Mayor, he watched his alguazils enter the house of the Princess of Eboli, bring her forth, bestow her in a waiting carriage that was to bear her away to the fortress of Pinto, to an imprisonment which was later exchanged for exile to Pastrana lasting as long as life itself.

Buccari, hands and face blackened with soot, collapsed on the lodge porch and watched the sun flush alpenglow from the snowy peaks.

The prince went up to the arguers, asked what it was about, and, politely pushing Lebedev and Keller aside, delicately addressed a gray-haired and stocky gentleman, who was standing on the porch steps at the head of several other aspirants, and invited him to do him the honor of favoring him with his visit.

Sweetie Pie was after the armadillo that had taken up residence under the front porch.

Spivak, at a nod from Saint Just, signaled for her cam-eraman to switch on his lights, which attracted several more WAR attendees in the way a porch light attracts moths, although the crush was already considerable.

Most of the well-wishers and curious had drifted away when Elizabeth had first shown signs of waking, but he found Axel on the porch, nursing his pipe, and the judge.

Thomas, having no sword of his own, was standing in the porch of a church which stood hard beside the bridge from where he was shooting arrows up at the barbican tower, but his aim was obscured because a thatch in the old city was on fire and the smoke was curling over the river like a low cloud.

CHAPTER VII THE WORK IN PROGRESS On the sheltered side of Eastbourne, just at the springing of the downs as you climb towards Beachy Head, is a spacious and heavy-looking stone house, with pillared porch, oriel windows on the ground floor of the front, and a square turret rising above the fine row of chestnuts which flanks the road.

He ate blackberries along the hedges, minded the geese with a long switch, went haymaking during harvest, ran about in the woods, played hop-scotch under the church porch on rainy days, and at great fetes begged the beadle to let him toll the bells, that he might hang all his weight on the long rope and feel himself borne upward by it in its swing.

Carly went back to the kitchen, Beanie had dragged himself to the porch where the twins squatted next to him, muttering in low worried tones.