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Definition of the noun dooryard
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noun - plural: dooryards
- a yard outside the front or rear door of a house
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by Jerry Apps
The dooryard is an open area in the center of the farmstead surrounded by farm buildings and often shaded by oaks, maples, or great elm trees. The dooryard should not be confused with the barnyard, the fenced area adjacent to the barn ...
The American Agriculturist (1894)
The dooryard is a true indication of the taste and character of its owner, being just as much needed for the comfort and education of the farmer's family as any other part of the farm. The past twenty-five years have improved the dooryards of ...
Liturgical Spirituality (1997)
by Philip H. Pfatteicher
But when we stop controlling the growth, pastures and fields are overrun by birch and sumac, fences rust and rot, the dooryard is a seedy weed-patch,” and a tumbledown house, crowded by a thicket, becomes at last no more a house, But only ...
Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Missouri and Its Cheap Farming Lands, the Grazing and Dairy Region, ... and Limitless Opportunities for Labor and Capital (1889)
With Compliments of the General Passenger Department of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co by Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Without e xeption every dooryard is a dump pile, a shaft in the center, with rope and windlass. Shafts are worked at a profit on lots 25x100 feet. Two hundred feet square is considered a miner's lot. Without expense to the owner of the land, ...
The Development of Residential Architecture in Fayette County, Kentucky by Clay Lancaster
As noted earlier, the wrought- iron fence around the dooryard is a facsimile of that once belonging to the Hunt- Morgan house. The block between Mill and Market, Second and Third streets, was ...
Essays on History and Practice by Louise A. Mozingo, Linda Jewell
A well-kept, orderly garden indicates a responsible personality, a neglected dooryard is a sign of shiftlessness.”10 If a poor environment reflected and produced inferior people, then the solution was first to put your own garden in order and ...
by M. Kent Brinkley, Gordon W. Chappell
The kitchen dooryard is a small herb garden, reminiscent of the "physick" gardens popular in the seventeenth century. Landscape architect Arthur A. Shurclifif designed the garden with a series of narrow walks dividing the forty- by fifty-foot area ...
Catalog of copyright entries (1919)
Works of art.... Part 4
—Average peasant dooryard is the family ...
by Jane Stern, Michael Stern
The best-known dooryard fruit is the Key lime, but there are many others, especially valued along the Overseas Highway through the coral keys from Miami to Key West. Named because they are fruits that grow in people's yards just outside ...
A Daily Life Encyclopedia by Merril D. Smith Ph.D.
Although it was a working farm, John and Abigail Adams enjoyed ornamental plants, and the “dooryard garden,” shown here, was popular in New England. Over time, the smaller dooryard gardens evolved into larger cottage-style gardens.
by Robert Hendrickson
dooryard call A short visit by friends or neighbors made outside the house in the ...
by Helaine Selin
The dooryard garden represents a distinct agricultural enterprise with its own integrity and often with crucial connections to the fann component. Such gardens are similar to harmonic, polycultural swiddens, except that more important in them ...
by Cyrus Byington, John Reed Swanton, Henry Sale Halbert
a dooryard. chuka lukonli, п., a number of houses near each other; a neighborhood; a settlement. chuka limishki, п., a framed house. chuka na chokushpa, п., the furniture of a house; household furniture.
Mast's dooryard Lexington Little Meadows , on east fork of Des Chutes River. Llao Rock Lodgepole Spring Lolochewis Mountain Lonerock Loughlin Pass S. P. R.R Weather Bureau. Wheeler Wheeler ...
by Random House
sard, shard, yard; backyard, bank card, barnyard, Bernard, blackguard, blowhard, boatyard, bombard, boneyard, brassard, canard, charge card, churchyard, coast guard, courtyard, dance card, diehard, discard, dockyard, dooryard, farmyard, ...
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Dooryard Garden in June
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Scrabble value of D2O1O1R1Y4A1R1D2
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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