doorsill doorsill  /ˈdɔr sɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway

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Usage(s):

  1. Mulcahy was found lying on the doorsill outside a motel cabin in rural Virginia.
  2. The threat began as early as 1891-1902, when Egypt erected a stone dam at the Nile's first cataract, bringing the water to the temple's doorsill.
  3. He stumbled over the doorsill and blinked happily at the assembled crowd.
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