screen door

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Noun1.screen door - a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic nettingscreen door - a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door; "he heard the screen slam as she left"
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
screen - a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
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and the packet landed exactly as it was intended, on the corn husk mat in front of the screen door.
I wish there was a long, long row of houses each with a corn husk mat and a screen door in the middle, and a newspaper to throw on every one!"
Lighting a lamp, Wing Bid- dlebaum washed the few dishes soiled by his simple meal and, setting up a folding cot by the screen door that led to the porch, prepared to undress for the night.
An instant later the screen doors flew open, and two men rushed in--just as Jurgis was getting to his feet again, foaming at the mouth with rage, and trying to tear his broken arm out of its bandages.
I find one washing cracked dishes in a kitchen off a backyard with a screen door releasing the heat of her.
The Main Street Cafe was a tiny spot, with seating for 42 and a wonderful screen door that let the aromas waft down the sidewalk, calling hungry bankers and lawyers at every corner.
While Cynthia Brandon, the mom, waited in the car, Mike Lugo, her son, went up to the targeted house, "snapped the lock on the homeowner's screen door and barged in as the woman retreated to the backyard, gun in hand."
"Why couldn't he just have taken a pretty picture?" The image is of a young girl, radiant, bathed in the most exquisite light as she stands behind a torn screen door deep in a Kentucky holler.
Screen door springs hooked to pegs in the ground tension the grid and keep it off the ground.
How did he get out, he must have pushed open the screen door, I didn't know he could do that, I didn't think he was strong enough yet, thank you so much, Nathan, you get in this house this minute, etc.
Then threatening incidents begin to happen at her own home - a kitten is killed, her screen door is slashed, a dog is found dead in the pool.
The bear "began pawing at the door and damaged the screen door, and window frame," reported