- the sill of a doorway.
Origin of doorsill
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Examples from the Web for doorsill
The Hermit laid a lump of sugar upon the doorsill and stepped back.Followers of the Trail
Drake, standing on the doorsill, had now some eight inches advantage of height.Americans All
He turned on his heel, kicking off his sabots on the doorsill.The Maids of Paradise
Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
Every few seconds I stopped and put my head down to the doorsill to listen.
On the doorsill he paused to ask the cabin boy when his ship sailed.
- a horizontal member of wood, stone, etc, forming the bottom of a doorframe
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