Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of house door.

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Examples

  • Before he heard again the footboard of the housedoor trail over the threshold as it opened to let him in, before he saw again the table in the kitchen set for supper he would have knelt and confessed.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • Nothing more was said until they stood before the housedoor in the BRUDERSTRASSE.

    Maurice Guest

  • Before he heard again the footboard of the housedoor trail over the threshold as it opened to let him in, before he saw again the table in the kitchen set for supper he would have knelt and confessed.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • Before he heard again the footboard of the housedoor trail over the threshold as it opened to let him in, before he saw again the table in the kitchen set for supper he would have knelt and confessed.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • At that very moment the soft thud of the closing housedoor sounded through the house.

    The Historical Nights' Entertainment Second Series

  • Some man that wayfaring was stood by housedoor at night's oncoming.

    Ulysses

  • Before he heard again the footboard of the housedoor trail over the threshold as it opened to let him in, before he saw again the table in the kitchen set for supper he would have knelt and confessed.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • He took refuge on the instant in the mint; while I stationed myself inside my housedoor, which I left ajar, setting a boy at watch upon the street to warn me when the pig should leave the mint.

    The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

  • He took refuge on the instant in the mint; while I stationed myself inside my housedoor, which I left ajar, setting a boy at watch upon the street to warn me when the pig should leave the mint.

    LXXXIX

  • I expostulated that it was madness to entrust his housedoor to a watchman already twice caught asleep at his post.

    Andivius Hedulio Adventures of a Roman Nobleman in the Days of the Empire

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