Origin of porch
Related formsporch·less, adjectiveporch·like, adjectiveun·der·porch, noun
Examples from the Web for porch
He stands, one assumes on a porch, which overlooks a prairie.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Davis jumped over a 4-foot porch wall and ran into a house, where he and others crammed themselves into a linen closet.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gosta Peterson sits on the porch of his Long Island home and greets passersby.
On the porch, before I go, Peterson looks at me through the lens of a small digital camera before training it on his front lawn.
A black-and-white cat named Chopper sleeps upside down on the porch, his open mouth revealing a row of impossibly tiny teeth.
In the porch he paused a moment, to draw on his woollen gloves, and button his great coat, and for something besides.Gifts of Genius|Various
The influence of his deep acquaintance with French is shown in the position of the adverb in "I saw again somebody in the porch."Books and Persons|Arnold Bennett
Basing his action on this conclusion, he remained on the porch and finished his breakfast.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
He detained Charles on the porch long enough to tell his plan.Sisters|Grace May North
No one was about; and, with a light and hasty step, he proceeded to the hall below, and onward to the porch.Hildebrand|Anonymous