Doorcase to Dot
(Door"case`) n. The surrounding frame into which a door shuts.
(Door"cheek`) n. The jamb or sidepiece of a door. Ex. xii. 22
(||Door"ga) n. [Skr. Durga.] (Myth.) A Hindoo divinity, the consort of Siva, represented with
ten arms. [Written also Durga.] Malcom.
(Door"ing) n. The frame of a door. Milton.
(Door"keep`er) n. One who guards the entrance of a house or apartment; a porter; a janitor.
(Door"less), a. Without a door.
(Door"nail`) n. The nail or knob on which in ancient doors the knocker struck; hence the old
saying, "As dead as a doornail."
(Door"plane`) n. A plane on a door, giving the name, and sometimes the employment, of the
(Door"post`) n. The jamb or sidepiece of a doorway.
(Door"sill`) n. The sill or threshold of a door.
(Door"stead) n. Entrance or place of a door. [Obs. or Local] Bp. Warburton.
(Door"step`) n. The stone or plank forming a step before an outer door.
(Door"stone`) n. The stone forming a threshold.
(Door"stop`) n. (Carp.) The block or strip of wood or similar material which stops, at the right
place, the shutting of a door.
(Door"way`) n. The passage of a door; entrance way into a house or a room.
(Door"yard`) n. A yard in front of a house or around the door of a house.
(Dop, Doop) n. A little copper cup in which a diamond is held while being cut.
(Dop), v. i. [Cf. Dap, Dip.] To dip. [Obs.] Walton.
(Dop), n. A dip; a low courtesy. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Dop"per) n. [D. dooper.] [Written also doper.] An Anabaptist or Baptist. [Contemptuous] B.
(Dop"pler*ite) n. [Named after the physicist and mathematician Christian Doppler.] (Min.)
A brownish black native hydrocarbon occurring in elastic or jellylike masses.
(Doq"uet) n. A warrant. See Docket.
(Dor) n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. Dormouse.]
(Zoöl.) A large European scaraboid beetle which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also
applied to allied American species, as the June bug. Called also dorr, dorbeetle, or dorrbeetle, dorbug,
dorrfly, and buzzard clock.
(Dor), n. [Cf. Dor a beetle, and Hum, Humbug.] A trick, joke, or deception. Beau. & Fl.