doorsill

[ dawr-sil, dohr- ]
/ ˈdɔrˌsɪl, ˈdoʊr- /

noun

the sill of a doorway.

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Origin of doorsill

First recorded in 1555–65; door + sill
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British Dictionary definitions for doorsill

doorsill
/ (ˈdɔːˌsɪl) /

noun

a horizontal member of wood, stone, etc, forming the bottom of a doorframe
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