Dutch door


: a door divided horizontally so that the lower or upper part can be shut separately

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Dutch door was circa 1890

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“Dutch door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dutch%20door. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

Dutch door

: a door divided so that the lower part can be shut while the upper part remains open

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