from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A mat, especially one having the word welcome on it, placed in front of a door to welcome visitors and to allow visitors a place to wipe their feet before entering.
- noun Warm hospitality accorded to a guest in order to provide a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere.
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- noun A
doormatwith a welcoming messageon it.
- noun by analogy Any sign or indication of welcome.
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- noun a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering
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