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- n. Plural form of kickplate.
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Ignore the fact that we still lack doors, shelves, drawers, kickplates, skirting, tiles, cooker hood and sundry other details.
The double doors were black with buffed brass knockers, handles, and kickplates.
The shelter had the look of most institutional buildings: cinder block painted over with thick coats of bargain colors, concrete floors occasionally covered with gray carpet that was not much softer, harsh lighting sporadically relieved by skylights and high windows, metal doors with shiny round doorknobs and scuffed kickplates.
That can be an extensive -- and maybe expensive -- undertaking, but in the case of doorknobs, doorbells, kickplates, and exterior light fixtures that look tired or out of style, doing as much as you can afford to freshen up will be an investment in making a better impression, she said.
No one is going to be eyeballing the sides, the insides, the kickplates, or the backs.