from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See doorjamb.
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- n. doorjamb
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The jamb or sidepiece of a doorway.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The post, jamb, or side-piece of a door.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a jamb for a door
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Having got my cattle-agent out of the door, I resume my consideration of that little mark on the doorpost, which is scored up as the text of the present little sermon; and which I hope will relate, not to chalk, nor to any of its special uses or abuses
Hanging from a peg on the doorpost was a simple halter, a rye-straw rope spliced into a bight on one end with the other reeved through to form a running loop.
Having got my cattle-agent out of the door, I resume my consideration of that little mark on the doorpost, which is scored up as the text of the present little sermon; and which I hope will relate, not to chalk, nor to any of its special uses or abuses (such as milk, neck-powder, and the like), but to servants.
At the sound of their approach, the one visible door opened on the crack as if to avoid letting in the cold, and Nora saw a thin dark little woman with rather a hard look and a curiously dried-up skin, whom she rightly guessed to be her sister-in-law, standing in the doorway, while lounging nonchalantly against the doorpost was a tall, strong, well-set-up young man whose age might have been anything between thirty and thirty-five.
A '' 'mezuzah' '' ([[Hebrew]]: '' 'מזוזה' ''"doorpost"; plural '' mezuzot '') is a
On the doorpost of every Jewish home rests a mezuzah.
After multiple strokes of bad luck, like hitting his head on the doorpost and having to get four stitches, and the plane being delayed by 13 hours because of a hurricane, Plym arrived at Tenerife this morning around eight.
A small parchment scroll written by a scribe and affixed to the doorpost, containing the first two paragraphs of the Shema.
– Religious displays (Bloch v. Frischolz and Shoreline Towers Condominium Association, 2008): Disagreed in a ruling allowing a condominium association to prevent a Chicago family from putting up a Jewish decoration on their doorpost.
He felt his shoulder meet the doorpost unexpectedly and Mrs. Ali, quicker than his eye could follow, was somehow at his side propping him upright.