doorstep n : the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offer support when passing through a doorway [syn: doorsill, threshold]
- Step of a door. The
threshold of a
- On one's doorstep.
- Nearby, close.
- They want to build the prison right on our doorstep, it will only be half a mile away and being that close scares me
- A big slice of
- 2003, Diana Wynne Jones, The Merlin Conspiracy", P 241 ISBN
- "I cut myself a doorstep of bread with masses of butter and went along to see Romanov while I was eating it."
- 2003, Diana Wynne Jones, The Merlin Conspiracy", P 241 ISBN 0-06-052318-2