French door

Origin of French door

First recorded in 1920–25
Also called casement door.
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British Dictionary definitions for french doors

French doors

pl n
  1. US and Canadian a pair of casement windows extending to floor level and opening onto a balcony, garden, etcAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): French windows
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