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  • noun Alternative form of church door.

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Examples

  • The organ had ceased playing, and the words "_Dearly beloved_" had already fallen from the Rector's lips, when the churchdoor opened once again to admit some late arrivals.

    The Splendid Folly

  • “We shall find a better trap than this at the churchdoor, ” says he; “that’s a comfort.

    XXII. A Marriage and Part of a Honeymoon

  • Arriving there she refuses to go back when the merman comes disconsolately to the churchdoor for her.

    George Borrow and His Circle Wherein May Be Found Many Hitherto Unpublished Letters Of Borrow And His Friends

  • The young couple bade Mrs. Topman good-bye at the churchdoor.

    The Golden Calf

  • And so a bachelor's recommendation, when each has discovered the right sort of person to be dull with, pushes them from the churchdoor on a round of adventures containing a spice of peril, if 'tis to be had.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • And so a bachelor's recommendation, when each has discovered the right sort of person to be dull with, pushes them from the churchdoor on a round of adventures containing a spice of peril, if 'tis to be had.

    The Egoist

  • It happened that the man behind the coach had been ordered by his Lady, at the churchdoor, to call with a message upon her tenant, the miller, whom not being immediately able to find, he staid while he was enquired for; and Pattenson was under the necessity of dismounting to open the gate, which, as he was extremely unwieldy, and rode a spirited and well fed horse, was by no means the work of a moment.

    The Old Manor House

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