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doorpost

[dawr-pohst, dohr-] /ˈdɔrˌpoʊst, ˈdoʊr-/
noun
1.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; door + post1
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British Dictionary definitions for door-posts

doorpost

/ˈdɔːˌpəʊst/
noun
1.
another name for doorjamb
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door-posts in the Bible

The Jews were commanded to write the divine name on the posts (mezuzoth') of their doors (Deut. 6:9). The Jews, misunderstanding this injunction, adopted the custom of writing on a slip of parchment these verses (Deut. 6:4-9, and 11:13-21), which they enclosed in a reed or cylinder and fixed on the right-hand door-post of every room in the house.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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