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street door

the door of a house that opens onto the street
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  • Then the street door opened, and some one went out, and it seemed to Graeme a long time before she heard another sound.

    Janet's Love and Service Margaret M Robertson
  • I was just ready, when we heard a loud knocking and ringing at the street door.

    To be Read at Dusk Charles Dickens
  • They were still talking quietly when the street door was flung open and Miss Toland came in, on a rush of fresh air.

    The Story Of Julia Page Kathleen Norris
  • While Margaret groaned in bitterness, she heard a knock at the street door.

    The Wives of The Dead Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • With averted face she hurried through the corridor and out the street door alone.

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
  • He got up to close the street door and put the gas out in the shop.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • Harriet, the slouchy maid, was not in evidence, so I opened the street door for myself.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • While I was examining the room, a loud knocking at the street door alarmed me.

  • The other day, as I sat poring over my papers, a startling knock came to the street door.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • The street door was locked as the women were at the Festival.

    Lotus Buds Amy Carmichael

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