double door

noun

Definition of double door

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

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Princess Anne, Princess Diana, and Kate Middleton all gave birth at the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in London—making their brown double doors an iconic site for royal watchers. Vogue, "How Meghan Markle’s Birth Plan Will Differ from Kate Middleton’s," 17 Apr. 2019 There’s a private entry gallery with a black Belgian granite floor and intricately carved double doors, a dining room that seats 14 people, a library overlooking the park and a terrace that surrounds the master suite. ... Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Fifth Avenue Triplex Owned by Nasser Family Asks $52 Million," 30 Apr. 2019 The 2,136 square feet of white and bright interiors include a wide double door that opens to a 25-foot-tall entry with a staircase. Lauren Beale, latimes.com, "Good Charlotte drummer Dean Butterworth finds a fan for his house," 20 June 2018 Whitney Wolfe Herd opens the double doors of her suite at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi in a hotel bathrobe, her face hidden beneath a sea foam–green beauty mask. Chloe Malle, Vogue, "Inside Dating-App Bumble’s Bid For Global Domination," 18 Apr. 2019 Hundreds of styles, from full-glass to double doors and more, give you complete control over the design. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "GH Seal Spotlight: Window World Doors Presented by Therma Tru," 5 Apr. 2019 Embrace the modernist look with period details like a cheerful starburst-style light fixture that illuminates the oversize double doors. Heather Corcoran, ELLE Decor, "How to Bring Old Hollywood Into Your Home," 19 Mar. 2019 And a vacuum tube RCA Victor TV, hidden behind the double doors of a mahogany cabinet. Michelle Slatalla, WSJ, "Why You Should Redecorate Until You Kick the Bucket," 12 Nov. 2018 In the case of French or double doors, FloridaDisaster.org advises installing additional barrel bolt latches that extend into the header and floor. Fox News, "Hurricane Florence: How to prepare your home for the worst," 12 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of double door

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double door was in 1840

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