Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The threshold of a doorway.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sill or threshold of a doorway.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The sill or threshold of a door.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The horizontal piece of wood, stone or metal at the threshold of a doorway; a doorstep

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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

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Examples

  • Besides finalising the GST rate and the compensation to the states, some of the controversial outstanding issues, including the "doorsill" for the tax and the items to be exempted were expected to be sorted out at Tuesday's meeting.

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  • The cops, used to this sort of behavior perhaps, stepped over the doorsill anyway, forcing Cara to step back or get knocked over.

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  • The cops, used to this sort of behavior perhaps, stepped over the doorsill anyway, forcing Cara to step back or get knocked over.

    Choker

  • The cops, used to this sort of behavior perhaps, stepped over the doorsill anyway, forcing Cara to step back or get knocked over.

    Choker

  • Our front door gets squeaky now and again (door rubbing on beat-up aluminum doorsill) and I just rub the paraffin block on the doorsill and that fixes it immediately. shibathedog

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  • The cops, used to this sort of behavior perhaps, stepped over the doorsill anyway, forcing Cara to step back or get knocked over.

    Choker

  • I took a seat on the doorsill that faced away from the gully where Smokey had put the dynamite and covered my ears with my cupped hands.

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  • From the opened door a face, nearly inverted and touching the doorsill, regarded them with a loopy grin.

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  • Justin sat down on the doorsill and hugged his pet.

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  • This was the second day he went to the empty goat barn and sat on the doorsill.

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