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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The money taken at the door or entrance to any place of entertainment where an entrance-fee is charged. Compare gate-money.


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  • The theatres are all conducted on the economic principle that the cost and maintenance of the building fall upon the communal budget; and the door-money has to cover merely the hire of the performers and the stage expenses.

    Freeland A Social Anticipation


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