doorstone


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doorstone

(ˈdɔːˌstəʊn)
n
a stone threshold
References in classic literature ?
Her father SHALL see her, I vowed, and vowed again, if that devil be killed on his own doorstones in trying to prevent it!
A birch besom was placed aslant in the open doorway of a house, with the head of the besom on the doorstone, and the top of the handle on the doorpost.
The doorstone proposal was just a passing guess; ELTS has "perhaps" on p.