double door


: an opening with two vertical doors that meet in the middle of the opening when closed compare dutch door

Examples of double door in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roseberry’s team is fitting models in a salon of the exquisite 18th-century French style: high ceilings, double doors. Nathan Heller, Vogue, 29 Aug. 2023 Upstairs, a sumptuous master retreat is accessible via double doors, and comes complete with a fireplace, balcony, dual closets, and a bath sporting a soaking tub and pair of steam showers. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 14 Aug. 2023 The sliding double doors offer easy access to tools, pool equipment, pool toys, and other smaller items. Katie Dubow, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 July 2023 The double doors open to a 180-degree angle, allowing for easy access to larger items without any obstructions. Katie Dubow, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 July 2023 From the apartment’s entrance, black-and-white striped-marble flooring leads the eye into the sunny kitchen through Art Deco–style glass double doors, inset with circles and brass bows, then on to the dining end of a glorious sunroom. Michelle Duncan, Robb Report, 23 Apr. 2023 The nine-bedroom main house was designed by the architect Richard Landry to look like a European château, with an imposing yellow exterior and double doors. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 7 June 2023 This tent is also a comfortable four-person tent, complete with a large double door. Lindsey Lapointe, Field & Stream, 3 May 2023 The shed is made of durable resin and features double doors, which means items (and you) can go in and out with ease. Rena Behar, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double door was in 1840

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“Double door.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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