[dawr-pleyt, dohr-]


a small identification plate on the outside door of a house or room, bearing the occupant's name, the apartment or house number, or the like.

Origin of doorplate

First recorded in 1815–25; door + plate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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