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door
A. rails
B. stiles
C. muntins

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.

doorless

(ˈdɔːlɪs)
adj
without a door
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The two Northern sides RO, OF, constitute the roof, and for the most part have no doors; on the East is a small door for the Women; on the West a much larger one for the Men; the South side or floor is usually doorless.
Unlike the first building into which she had been conducted, the entrance to which had been doorless, massive doors closed the entrance which she now approached.
But at the doorless entrance to the lazarette aft, he threw caution to the winds and darted in in pursuit of the new scent that came to his nostrils.
Their appearance was not calculated to attract the importunate regards of such of London's destitute population, as chanced to take their way over the bridge that night in search of some cold arch or doorless hovel wherein to lay their heads; they stood there in silence: neither speaking nor spoken to, by any one who passed.
Men, women, children, wan in their looks and ragged in attire, tended the engines, fed their tributary fire, begged upon the road, or scowled half-naked from the doorless houses.
Christmas is also a time for thinking of others so I ask you, this Christmas, spare a thought for the doorless ones this year .
Yet the tower itself is "blind," presumably windowless and doorless, and, like the doorless turret on the tourist's island, it remains an impenetrable mystery.
The only light comes from the bare, doorless doorway.
Doorless cells remain a constant reminder to prison staff that things can very easily get out of hand, Mlouf says.
Dimming her cap light so others couldn't see her, Woods struggled to undress in the confined, doorless space, only to have the contents of her pockets spill out onto the dirty, grimy floor.
CakeBoxx Technologies, developer of the CakeBoxx doorless intermodal shipping containers, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with The Valspar Corporation as its coatings supplier for a new line of containers.
On November 21, 1940, there are reports of utter devastation with one headteacher noting 'most houses are at least windowless and doorless and many altogether uninhabitable and very many demolished entirely.