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doorpiece

[ dawr-pees, dohr- ]
/ ˈdɔrˌpis, ˈdoʊr- /
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noun

an architecturally treated doorframe.

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Origin of doorpiece

First recorded in 1605–15; door + piece
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How to use doorpiece in a sentence

  • The doorpiece is surrounded by three gablets, the central one still retaining a trefoiled arch.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys|Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
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