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noun as in post

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The arrow on the doorpost that the singer sees when the song begins is a sign.

Leaning against the doorpost as though dozing, the old woman stared in the direction of the tavern.

A man was sitting on the steps, leaning against the doorpost.

The long mud nest is built upright, often in the angle of a doorpost or panel; and always added to, and entered from, below.

He left the doorpost, straightened his bowed back, and laid a hand on the wooden latch.

“It would be well to make the effort,” he said gently, looking over his shoulder at her as she leaned against the doorpost.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doorpost, such as: panel, pole, column, leg, mast, and newel.

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