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How to use latchstring in a sentence
A beam of light shone through the generous latchstring hole in the door.North of Fifty-Three | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Hang out the latchstring and remove everything breakable, for the wanderer is coming home!The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road | Hildegard G. Frey
That remains to be seen; lets follow them, as we have the right to do so long as the latchstring hangs outside.
Ye know his latchstring is always out, but Ive niver known of their being in his company.
You forget the latchstring is inside, reminded Scout Master Hall.
British Dictionary definitions for latchstring
a length of string fastened to a latch and passed through a hole in the door so that it can be opened from the other side
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