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front yard

n.
A yard in front of a house.
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Noun1.front yard - the yard in front of a housefront yard - the yard in front of a house; between the house and the street
curtilage, grounds, yard - the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
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In my front yard grew the strawberry, blackberry, and life-everlasting, johnswort and goldenrod, shrub oaks and sand cherry, blueberry and groundnut.
The most I had to do was to drive up the cows at evening, keep the fowls out of the garden, keep the front yard clean, and run of errands for my old master's daughter, Mrs.
Pretty hospitality, I must say," was her greeting, "letting strangers sink or swim in your front yard.
I think it must have had honeysuckle over the parlor window and lilacs in the front yard and lilies of the valley just inside the gate.
Here she sat, nothing to eat at home, her love-husband changed to a brute beast and lying in jail, her arms and heart empty of the babe that would have been there if only the stupid ones had not made a shambles of her front yard in their wrangling over jobs.
The artist erected a man in the front yard, that resembled a derrick.
The front yard was enclosed by a thorny locust hedge, and at the gate grew two silvery, mothlike trees of the mimosa family.
At one place the thieves had a supper, and left ham and cake in the front yard.
They went over to Troop's eighteen-hundred-dollar, blue-trimmed white house, with a retired dory full of nasturtiums in the front yard and a shuttered parlor which was a museum of oversea plunder.
There were odd wooden houses, with carved wooden flowers in the front yards.
Some were large and some small, and in the front yards were beds of paper flowers quite natural in appearance.
Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through, and you could go in the back way.