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door frame

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(also doorcase)

Definition of door frame in English:

noun

The frame in a doorway into which a door is fitted.
Example sentences
  • He repaired a number of the items such as a door frame, a window frames and two window sills that he did not feel it was necessary to replace.
  • The timber framed doorcases have unusual strapwork decoration and pretty teardrop style fanlights above.
  • A large piece of plastic tacked to the door frame will do the job quite well.

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