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stage door

a door at the back or side of a theater, used by performers and theater personnel.
Origin of stage door
First recorded in 1770-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To put an end to her uneasiness, Glory presented herself at the stage door.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • It was in the dark, and I was in a cab driving away from the stage door.

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  • But then you know that he is back, and it wasn't merely my fancy that I saw him by the stage door.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • He hesitated a moment, and then returned gravely to the stage door and opened it.

  • The wrong side of a stage door was the outside on a night such as this was.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • After her turn, he went out and waited for her at the stage door.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • Fred Archer sent him originally to the stage door at the Lyceum.

  • You must meet me with a carriage at the stage door in forty minutes.

    The Double Four E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for stage door

stage door

a door at a theatre leading backstage
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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