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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Doors [house].
 
As, come indoors, go indoors. So Virgil: “Tum foribus divæ . . [Dido] . . resedit.” (Then Dido seated herself in the house or temple of the goddess.) (Æneid, i. 505.)   1
   Out of doors. Outside the house; in the open air.   2
 


 Door-tree (A).Doorm. 

 
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