door·​sill | \ ˈdȯr-ˌsil How to pronounce doorsill (audio) \

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Buick badging on doorsills, infotainment screens, and other parts won’t change. Clifford Atiyeh, Car and Driver, "That’s a Buick? GM Deleting Name Badge on All Buick Models," 13 Mar. 2018 Getting in and out of the NSX is a challenge—as is the case with most supercars—because of its low seating height and wide doorsills. Michael Simari, Car and Driver, "2018 Acura NSX," 31 Jan. 2018 To better battle the Audi Q7, BMW X5, Infiniti QX60 and Volvo XC90, the Acura folks have freshened the 2017 MDX with the usual new wheels, a different rear fascia and shiny trim along the doorsills. Tom Voelk, New York Times, "Driven | 2017 Acura MDX," 29 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of doorsill

circa 1587, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of doorsill was circa 1587

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to take the place or position of

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