Origin of porte-cochere
Examples from the Web for porte-cochere
Next to this 'porte-cochere' was a small 'cafe', whose brilliant lights would cause him to be seen quite plainly.
Suddenly there was a movement under the porte-cochere of "the house," and a man ran through the street.
To-night at ten o'clock she will leave the porte-cochere unlatched.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
He never doubted that they were the keys he sought, one opening the stable door and the other the gates of the porte-cochere.The Trampling of the Lilies|Rafael Sabatini
As they reached the porte-cochere she began to laugh airily, and spoke to the impassive man in livery who stood there.Alice Adams|Booth Tarkington