front porch


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Noun1.front porch - a porch for the front doorfront porch - a porch for the front door    
porch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
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There was a small front porch, upon which a long window and the front door opened.
Before the one window, looking out on the tiny front porch, was the kitchen table that served as desk, library, and type- writing stand.
A little later the trim and speedy car drew up in front of the Nestor home, and Tom bounded up on the front porch, his heart not altogether as light as his feet.
It was a pretty place, with vines growing thickly over the broad front porch.
With the young reporter at his side, he ventured in the light of day into Main Street or strode up and down on the rick- ety front porch of his own house, talking excitedly.
Harling with Charley and Sally on the front porch, resting after her hard drive.
Just then Sherburn steps out on to the roof of his little front porch, with a double-barrel gun in his hand, and takes his stand, perfectly ca'm and deliberate, not saying a word.
Some five male domestic serfs, big and little, rushed out to the front porch to meet their master.
So they went into the back yard, and after walking along winding paths some distance through the beautiful gardens they came to an attractive little house where the Yellow Hen sat on the front porch sunning herself.
A tiny brick wall, in herring-bone pattern, led from the gate to the front porch.
The doctor left Pollyanna at her own door, smiled at Nancy, who was sweeping off the front porch, then drove rapidly away.
I awoke rested but hungry, and pushing the bowlder aside crawled out upon the little rocky shelf which was my front porch.

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