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storm door

a supplementary outside door, usually glazed, for protecting the entrance door against drafts, driving rain, etc.
Origin of storm door
1875-80, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Devers had a storm-door, another instance of his individuality, as even the colonel's quarters were not so embellished.

    Under Fire Charles King
  • He stammered an answer as Drew hurried down the carpeted steps and joined Delaney at the storm-door.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • You will find the key hanging inside the storm-door, and the cistern-pole up stairs in the haymow of the barn.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • A screen or storm-door spring can be easily made of spring-steel wire.

  • When Martha Hale opened the storm-door and got a cut of the north wind, she ran back for her big woolen scarf.

  • She again opened the storm-door, and this time joined the three men and the one woman waiting for her in the big two-seated buggy.

British Dictionary definitions for storm-door

storm door

an extra outer door for protection in bad weather
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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