locks, handles, etc, designed for use on doors
Words You Didn’t Know Were Inspired By AnimalsDid you know that the word ”muscle” is derived from the Latin word for ”mouse”? And this isn't the only word in the English language that is unexpectedly inspired by animals.
Exercise Caution With These Telltale IdiomsThe following idioms are helpful reminders to assess your circumstances and decide when to make a change.
- door chain,
- door charge,
- door check,
- door handle,
- door jack,
- door money,
- door opener,
- door peninsula
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