doorframe doorframe

Definition(s):

  • (n) the frame that supports a door

Usage(s):

  1. According to report provided by the US army CID, the detainee was shackled to the top of a doorframe with a gag in his mouth at the time he lost consciousness and became pulseless.
  2. Rumpled and heavy-lidded, Vice President Richard Milhous Nixon stepped forth uncertainly, clinging to the doorframe with one hand as he felt for the step with a wavering foot.
  3. A doorframe fell into the chancel's roof.

News

  • Jonesboro woman charged in battery on 5-month-old

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - A Jonesboro woman who police say struck her 5-month-old boy's head against a doorframe when he wouldn't stop crying has been charged with first-degree battery and endangering a minor.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Russellville Courier

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