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doorsill

[dawr-sil, dohr-] /ˈdɔrˌsɪl, ˈdoʊr-/
noun
1.
the sill of a doorway.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; door + sill
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  • Several letters were handed him, and he seated himself on the doorsill to read them.
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doorsill

/ˈdɔːˌsɪl/
noun
1.
a horizontal member of wood, stone, etc, forming the bottom of a doorframe
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