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stage door

noun
1.
a door at the back or side of a theater, used by performers and theater personnel.
Origin of stage door
1770-1780
1770-80
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  • She was not even injured, having safely made her way out through the stage door.

  • To put an end to her uneasiness, Glory presented herself at the stage door.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • She fastened the ribbons of Geraldine's cape, and, taking her hand, hurried her through the corridor to the stage door.

    Pretty Geraldine, the New York Salesgirl Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
  • But then you know that he is back, and it wasn't merely my fancy that I saw him by the stage door.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • He pushed and beat a way for her to the stage door, which was guarded by a fellow officer.

    The Dual Alliance Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • Fred Archer sent him originally to the stage door at the Lyceum.

  • She tells Cavaradossi to await her at the stage door that night, and they will steal away together to his villa.

  • I muttered some apology to the gentlemen, and left the stage by the stage door.

    If, Yes and Perhaps Edward Everett Hale
British Dictionary definitions for stage door

stage door

noun
1.
a door at a theatre leading backstage
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