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storm door

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noun
  1. a supplementary outside door, usually glazed, for protecting the entrance door against drafts, driving rain, etc.
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Origin of storm door

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for storm door

Historical Examples

  • A screen or storm-door spring can be easily made of spring-steel wire.

    The Boy Mechanic, Book 2

    Various

  • He stammered an answer as Drew hurried down the carpeted steps and joined Delaney at the storm-door.

    Whispering Wires

    Henry Leverage

  • You will find the key hanging inside the storm-door, and the cistern-pole up stairs in the haymow of the barn.

    Remarks

    Bill Nye

  • Devers had a storm-door, another instance of his individuality, as even the colonel's quarters were not so embellished.

    Under Fire

    Charles King

  • When Martha Hale opened the storm-door and got a cut of the north wind, she ran back for her big woolen scarf.


British Dictionary definitions for storm door

storm door

noun
  1. an extra outer door for protection in bad weather
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