porch definition

  • noun:
    • A covered system, typically having another roofing, at an entrance to a building.
    • An open or enclosed gallery or space connected to the outside of a building; a verandah.
    • outdated A portico or covered stroll.
    • A covered and enclosed entrance to a building, whether extracted from the inner, and developing sort of vestibule within the primary wall, or projecting without along with a different roof.
    • A portico; a covered stroll.
    • A covered and inclosed entry to a building, whether obtained from the inner, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without in accordance with another roofing. Sometimes the porch is large enough to serve as a covered walk. See also Carriage porch, under carriage, and loggia.
    • A portico; a covered walk.
    • In structure, an exterior appendage to a building, developing a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway; a covered means or entry, whether inclosed or uninclosed.
    • A covered stroll, or portico; a stoa.
    • A veranda.
    • Figuratively, first or entry.
    • a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance

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