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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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  • She was not even injured, having safely made her way out through the stage door.

  • Fred Archer sent him originally to the stage door at the Lyceum.

  • She fastened the ribbons of Geraldine's cape, and, taking her hand, hurried her through the corridor to the stage door.

    Pretty Geraldine, the New York Salesgirl Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • To put an end to her uneasiness, Glory presented herself at the stage door.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • He pushed and beat a way for her to the stage door, which was guarded by a fellow officer.

    The Dual Alliance Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • 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
  • She tells Cavaradossi to await her at the stage door that night, and they will steal away together to his villa.

  • I muttered some apology to the gentlemen, and left the stage by the stage door.

    If, Yes and Perhaps Edward Everett Hale
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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