Doors


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door

 (dôr)
n.
1.
a. A movable structure used to close off an entrance, typically consisting of a panel that swings on hinges or that slides or rotates.
b. A similar part on a piece of furniture or a vehicle.
2. A doorway.
3. The room or building to which a door belongs: They live three doors down the hall.
4. A means of approach or access: looking for the door to success.
tr.v. doored, door·ing, doors
1. Slang To strike (a passing bicyclist, for example) by suddenly opening a vehicular door.
2. To serve as a doorman or doorwoman of (a nightclub, for example).
Idioms:
at (someone's) door
As a charge holding someone responsible: You shouldn't lay the blame for the fiasco at her door.
close/shut the door on
To refuse to allow for the possibility of: The secretary of state closed the door on future negotiations.
leave the door open
To allow for the possibility of: Let's leave the door open for future stylistic changes.
show (someone) the door Informal
1. To eject (someone) from the premises.
2. To terminate the employment of; fire.

[Middle English dor, from Old English duru, dor; see dhwer- in Indo-European roots.]

door′less adj.

Doors

(dɔːz)
pl n
(Biography) the. US rock group (1965–73), originally comprising Jim Morrison (1943–71), Ray Manzarek (1935–2013), Robby Krieger (born 1946), and John Densmore (born 1945). See also Morrison2
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Then she went softly out of doors, and plucking an orange from the low-hanging bough of a tree, threw it at Robert, who did not know she was awake and up.
The loud noise the latter conceived it politic to continue, drew many curious gazers to the doors of the different huts as thy passed; and once or twice a dark- looking warrior stepped across their path, led to the act by superstition and watchfulness.
Alone, except for a certain respectable and orderly young man, an artist in the daguerreotype line, who, for about three months back, had been a lodger in a remote gable,--quite a house by itself, indeed,--with locks, bolts, and oaken bars on all the intervening doors.
All three give glimpses of the shops of grocers, block-makers, slop-sellers, and ship-chandlers, around the doors of which are generally to be seen, laughing and gossiping, clusters of old salts, and such other wharf-rats as haunt the Wapping of a seaport.
His only resource on such occasions, either to drown thought or drive away evil spirits, was to sing psalm tunes and the good people of Sleepy Hollow, as they sat by their doors of an evening, were often filled with awe at hearing his nasal melody, "in linked sweetness long drawn out," floating from the distant hill, or along the dusky road.
Joe jumped up, and we trotted slowly through the park and through the village, where the people were standing at their doors to have a last look and to say, "God bless them.
Glad to find you so merry, my girls," said a cheery voice at the door, and actors and audience turned to welcome a tall, motherly lady with a `can I help you' look about her which was truly delightful.
One afternoon a man of the town, Henry Brad- ford, who kept a saloon, came to the schoolhouse door.
he cried, opening the hall door, to confront a bald-headed man who stood peering at our hero with bright snapping eyes, like those of some big bird spying out the land from afar.
It was dug out under the wing of the house, was plastered and cemented, with a stairway and an outside door by which the men came and went.
The scene had a greatness that made it a different affair from my own scant home, and there immediately appeared at the door, with a little girl in her hand, a civil person who dropped me as decent a curtsy as if I had been the mistress or a distinguished visitor.
But presently I came to a smoky light proceeding from a low, wide building, the door of which stood invitingly open.