- adj. Northern England Early, near the start or beginning
- adv. Northern England Early; at a time before expected; sooner than usual.
- n. Cockney rhyming slang woman's drawers.
- When English pubs closed in the afternoon, customers who were waiting or arrived soon after the pub re-opened in the evening were known as 'early doors'. (Wiktionary)
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