Definition of Doorplate

1. Noun. A nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there.

Generic synonyms: Nameplate



Definition of Doorplate

1. Noun. A plaque mounted on a door bearing information about the occupant or a room or building. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doorplate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doorplate

doorline
doorlock
doormaker
doormakers
doorman
doormat
doormats
doormen
doorn
doornail
doornails
doorns
doorpeople
doorperson
doorpersons
doorplate (current term)
doorplates
doorpost
doorposts
doors
doorsill
doorsills
doorsman
doorsmen
doorstead
doorsteads
doorstep
doorstepped
doorstepping
doorsteps

Literary usage of Doorplate

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1. Timothy's Quest: A Story for Anybody, Young Or Old, who Cares to Read it by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin (1894)
"But we ain't got any doorplate, to begin with." " Not a silver one on your door, like they have in the city; but is n't that white marble piece in the yard ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"Tracy was sauntering over to read the doorplate. ... I only suppose — but no doubt correctly — that you are the gentleman whose title is on the doorplate. ..."

3. Landscape Gardening by Andrew Jackson Downing (1921)
"We really have some doubts if the disconsolate widow's epitaph advertisement is not in better taste than the cemetery brass doorplate immortality of our ..."

4. Short Stories by Leonard Bowdoin Moulton (1915)
"A doorplate• left him in no doubt. The house was of wood, ... An old man had come around a bay-window to find Archy smiling tenderly at the doorplate. ..."

5. The Study of Legal Education: From the Report of the President of the (1915)
"Thus, to cite a typical close decision, the Minneapolis College of Law, which has an independent charter, and a brass doorplate, but no students and no ..."

6. Parables for School and Home by Wendell Phillips Garrison (1898)
"This kind of sign was called a doorplate; and the flag serves as a doorplate for the schoolhouse. They might have chosen a white flag with the words Public ..."

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