door steps


[dawr-step, dohr-]
a step or one of a series of steps leading from the ground to a door.
British Slang. a thick slice of bread.

1800–10; door + step Unabridged
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doorstep (ˈdɔːˌstɛp)
1.  a step in front of a door
2.  on one's doorstep very close or accessible
3.  informal a thick slice of bread
vb , -steps, -stepping, -stepped
4.  to canvass (a district) or interview (a member of the public) by or in the course of door-to-door visiting
5.  (of a journalist) to wait outside the house of (someone) to obtain an interview, photograph, etc when he or she emerges

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