- door + case (Wiktionary)
“Old Wyat was prowling outside, with a cloth in her hand, pretending to dust the carved doorcase.”
“A blink of aquamarine through the windows on one side of the pedi mented doorcase suggested a swimming-pool.”
“The lieutenant was striding onwards in full career towards the parlour, which lay at the opposite side of the intervening kitchen, when he somewhat roughly encountered the fair form of Mrs. Teague, which was extended halfway through the doorcase with a view to prevent his egress.”
“He stood up, crowbar in hand, and inserted the chisel blade of the implement between the edge of the door and the doorcase.”
“There he tilted his hatbrim to give shade to his eyes and leaned against the doorcase, looking idly out.”
“A copper train-oil lamp is fastened in the doorcase.”
“The doorcase is doubtless that made in 1476; but the door, with its gilt nails and other adornments, has disappeared.”
“Marble was bought for the doorcase, and the door itself was studded with 95 bronze nails, which were gilt, as were also the ring and knocker, and the frame of trellised ironwork (_cancellus_), which hung within the outer door.”
“Before it was finished he was dozing comfortably against the doorcase.”
“An ancient doorcase with a grotesque carving disclosed the entrance.”
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