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  • 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

  • They are clumsy or brutal, lacking the divine spark we surely possess; and rather than being stolen by gypsies, we were left on their doorstep by some superior beings as a test of .
  • Josef allegedly told his wife that their daughter had run away to join a cult and had left the babies on the doorstep of the house.
  • Dill has the notion that Boo might be lured out if a trail of lemon drops were made to lead away from his doorstep.
News & Articles

  • Editorial: Proposal offers Middlebury a way to leapfrog obstacles
    Another seismic swift in the Middlebury landscape has landed on the town’s doorstep after several months of study and determination yielded a mutually beneficial and generous response to the town by Middlebury College and that board of trustees.
    June 14, 2013 - The Addison County Independent
  • Flooding woes frustrate Bay Head residents
    BAY HEAD — The heavy flooding that came to Daniel Paulus's doorstep Saturday re-surfaced an old frustration that he hopes the borough can settle soon.
    June 13, 2013 - Asbury Park Press
  • Judge: Supreme Court sign ban unconstitutional
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case that could end with the Supreme Court deciding how much free speech to allow on its own doorstep, a federal judge has thrown out a law barring processions and expressive banners on the Supreme Court grounds.
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • John Henry in Washington Post
    We're on Scott Boras's doorstep because he hasn't negotiated with us thus far,Henry said in a conference call with reporters that began just before 1 am yesterday. "We're taking the fight directly to him to try and have a negotiation...
  • Barack Obama in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    We're at the doorstep of getting this plan through Congress, but the work is not over,Obama said during an appearance at a construction site in nearby Springfield, Va. "When we do, the challenge will shift to administering successfully...

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