EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PORCH
I would have it like the porch—not of Bethesda, but of heaven itself.
Once again his eyes were like Tillie's, as she had waved good-bye from the porch.
He recognized K., and, mopping dry a part of the porch, shoved a chair on it.
Bill was scrubbing the porch, and a farmhand was gathering bottles from the grass into a box.
He limped up the hill to her, and sat down on the top step of the porch.
The moon came up after awhile, and streamed in through the vines of the porch.
She did go as far as the porch with him, and was kissed and sent back like a child.
Good Indian lingered on the porch for half an hour or so, waiting for Evadna to appear.
I notice you don't speak—you haven't that I've seen, since that day—on the porch.
Good Indian stood upon the porch, and heard every word of that.
c.1300, "covered entrance," from Old French porche "porch, vestibule," from Latin porticus "covered gallery, covered walk between columns, arcade, portico, porch," from porta "gate, entrance, door" (see port (n.2)). The Latin word was borrowed directly into Old English as portic.