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 Door Nail. (See DEAD.)Door-tree (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Door-opener (The).
 
So Crats, the Theban was called, because every morning he used to go round Athens and rebuke the people for their late rising.   1
 


 Door Nail. (See DEAD.)Door-tree (A). 

 
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