Definition of Dutch door

1. Noun. An exterior door divided in two horizontally; either half can be closed or open independently.

Exact synonyms: Half Door
Generic synonyms: Exterior Door, Outside Door



Definition of Dutch door

1. Noun. a door that is divided into two horizontally such that either part (or usually just the upper part) may be opened independently of the other ¹

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Literary usage of Dutch door

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"dutch door. In the United State», a door divided horizontally into two pieces, ... A. Properly, one half of a dutch door ; the term is also applied to the ..."

2. The Practical Book of Architecture by Charles Matlack Price (1916)
"Two interesting minor details of the Dutch Colonial house, both widely employed to-day, are the dutch door and the saw-cut wooden shutters. ..."

3. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"A special form of flush bolt, known as a "flush Dutch-door bolt," is made for connecting the two portions of a "dutch door." (See, also, Art. 256.) 408. ..."

4. Modern Farm Buildings: Being Suggestions for the Most Approved Ways of by Alfred Hopkins (1920)
"There are two ways of arranging this door: the usual one is similar to the Dutch door, the lower part in two folds, each opening out, and the upper part in ..."

5. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1906)
"A special form of flush bolt, known as a " Flush dutch door Bolt," is made for connecting the two portions of a " dutch door ' (see Section 164.) 232. ..."

6. Poet Lore (1907)
"said I, leaning over a worn Dutch- door (in Italy! ... I closed my eyes, still clinging to the Dutch- door, ..."

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