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blind door

a door having louvers permitting circulation of air.
Origin of blind door
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He evidently knew the harness room, for he opened the blind door with hardly any hesitation and stepped into the office.

    Laramie Holds the Range

    Frank H. Spearman
  • Helen rose, and, pushing open the blind door, stepped out on the veranda.

    A Colony of Girls Kate Livingston Willard
  • Then, for the first time, he remembered that he had not told her of the blind door between himself and the other years.

    The Key to Yesterday

    Charles Neville Buck
  • Harry's carbide pointing the way through the blind door and into the main tunnel.

    The Cross-Cut

    Courtney Ryley Cooper

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