door-yard

dooryard

[dawr-yahrd, dohr-]
noun
a yard in front of the door of a house.

Origin:
1755–65, Americanism; door + yard2

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dooryard (ˈdɔːˌjɑːd)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a yard in front of the front or back door of a house

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