Definition of Doorposts

1. Noun. (plural of doorpost) ¹



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Definition of Doorposts

1. doorpost [n] - See also: doorpost

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doorposts

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

Literary usage of Doorposts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Myths of Northern Lands: Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art by Hélène Adeline Guerber (1895)
"In Scandinavia the elves, both light and dark, were worshiped as household divinities, and their images were carved on the images on doorposts. ..."

2. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"It was with .a branch of the same that the Israelites sprinkled their doorposts with blood when they ate the passover. Caper Sauce. ..."

3. Ancient Records of Egypt: Historical Documents from the Earliest Times to by James Henry Breasted (1906)
"I built thoroughly upon it, I made its columns 'and doorposts of great stones of excellent workmanship. I set up great doors of cedar, bound. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society by Cambridge Philological Society (1884)
"So that standing at the posts or doorposts has been meant to imply the speaker's situation inside the door, not outside it. A signal instance of a marked ..."

5. Excelsior by James Hamilton (1856)
"12) and the Kg. 12. doorposts also were very frequently of only one block, while each of the ... The doorposts also bore the name and title of the builder. ..."

6. Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature by James Hamilton (1856)
"12. doorposts also were very frequently of only one block, while each of the three portions ... The doorposts also bore the name and title of the builder. ..."

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