A yard or garden by the door of a house.
- Others rallied to him, and a fierce fight took place in the dooryard of the house.
- Although on the main road the sun was shining brightly, under the trees the dooryards of the small houses were only dimly lit.
- We buried them just beyond the dooryard garden, on the lee side of the house from the chicken coops.
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