American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A step leading to a door.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The step of a door; the threshold.
- n. Step of a door. The threshold of a doorway.
- n. figuratively One's immediate neighbourhood or locality.
- n. A big slice of bread.
- v. transitive To corner somebody for an unexpected interview.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The stone or plank forming a step before an outer door.
- n. the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
- door + step (Wiktionary)
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