Definition of Doorsill

1. Noun. The sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway.

Exact synonyms: Doorstep, Threshold
Group relationships: Door, Doorway, Room Access, Threshold
Generic synonyms: Sill



Definition of Doorsill

1. n. The sill or threshold of a door.

Definition of Doorsill

1. Noun. The horizontal piece of wood, stone or metal at the threshold of a doorway; a doorstep ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doorsill

1. the sill of a door [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doorsill

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

Literary usage of Doorsill

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"... E. doorsill, which are composed of different elements. The latter element in threshold is probably AS. weald, wold, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Altitudes in the United Statesby Henry Gannett by Henry Gannett (1906)
"Do. . .square cut on step of First National PR R 8 Do.. .square cut on doorsill of factory, PR R 20 Bank-building. 192 Railroad avenue. Do. ..."

3. The Rampart Gold Placer Region, Alaska by Louis Marcus Prindle, Frank Lee Hess (1906)
"1 Richford, waiting room at station; doorsill ... waiting room of station; doorsill ... Cortland, Lehigh Valley station; waiting-room doorsill ..."

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