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Door

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DOOR, n. G., Gr.

1. An opening or passage into a house, or other building, or into any room, apartment or closet, by which persons enter. Such a passage is seldom or never called a gate.
2. The frame of boards, or any piece of board or plank that shuts the opening of a house or closes the entrance into an apartment or any inclosure, and usually turning on hinges.
3. In familiar language, a house often in the plural, doors. My house is the first door from the corner. We have also the phrases, within doors, in the house without doors, out of the house, abroad.
4. Entrance as the door of life.
5. Avenue passage means of approach or access. An unforgiving temper shuts the door against reconciliation, or the door of reconciliation.

I am the door by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved. John 10 .

A door was opened to me of the Lord. 2 Corinthians 2 .

To lie at the door, in a figurative sense, is to be imputable or chargeable to one. If the thing is wrong, the fault lies at my door.

Next door to, near to bordering on.

A riot unpunished is but next door to a tumult.

Out of door or doors, quite gone no more to be found. Not now used.

In doors, within the house at home.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Door'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/d/door.html.

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