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- n. a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building
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The apartment is a sixth-floor walk-up in an outwardly unimpressive building, and on the outside door is the same red-and-gold good-luck banner that hung on the Shens’ door when they lived in a hundred and sixty square feet in Daowai.
When she had performed the last solemn duty, and was preparing to lie down, a little bustle on the outside door occasioned Mrs. Beauchamp to open it, and enquire the cause.
Charlotte Temple, a tale of truth; reprinted from the rare first American edition (1794), over twelve hundred errors in later editions being corected, and the preface restored; with an historical and biographical introduction, bibliography, etc., by Francis W. Halsey.