Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a theater, the door of communication between the stage and the house.

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Examples

  • The pass-door in the main entrance was shut but not locked.

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  • Emily left the theatre by the circle and pass-door.

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  • He walked down the aisle and crossed to the pass-door in the box on the Prompt side.

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  • They edged through the pass-door and down the stairs into the stalls.

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  • The small pass-door in the front was unlocked when Miss Bracey left and was not bolted and barred until after Meyer and Knight left.

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  • He left Alleyn in the stalls, went through the pass-door, and sent up the elegantly painted fireproof curtain.

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  • Somebody knocks on the pass-door in the front entrance.

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  • Here Hawkins broke down again in a big way but finally divulged that he had seen the body, dropped the tray, tried to claw his way out at the front, run by the side aisle through the stalls and pass-door, out of the stage-door and down the alley, where he ran into Peregrine and Emily.

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  • He had run up the pass-door passage very quickly and his blood pounded in his ears.

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  • As he walked towards the darkened set he was aware of a slight movement and thought it must have been the pass-door into front-of-house.

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