doorsill

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

the sill of a doorway.

Nearby words

  1. doornik,
  2. doorpiece,
  3. doorplate,
  4. doorpost,
  5. doors,
  6. doorstead,
  7. doorstep,
  8. doorstone,
  9. doorstop,
  10. doorway

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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