. The American encyclopædia of commerce, manufactures, commercial law, and finance. sh, and is sometimes called East In-dian copal, or gum Piney. Door [Pr. ixule; Ger. T/mre], the movable panelby which the doorway or entrance to any building,apartnicnt, closet, or court is closed. The mostconmion kin<l of D. consista of boanls joined to-gether, anil nailed to transverse slips of wood.Such as these are called lediie.-<limv. They arehung on staples, and fastened by a latch ; theyarc principally used for workshops, out-houses,oHlces, and walled gardens. The ordinary house-door is fastened t

. The American encyclopædia of commerce, manufactures, commercial law, and finance. sh, and is sometimes called East In-dian copal, or gum Piney. Door [Pr. ixule; Ger. T/mre], the movable panelby which the doorway or entrance to any building,apartnicnt, closet, or court is closed. The mostconmion kin<l of D. consista of boanls joined to-gether, anil nailed to transverse slips of wood.Such as these are called lediie.-<limv. They arehung on staples, and fastened by a latch ; theyarc principally used for workshops, out-houses,oHlces, and walled gardens. The ordinary house-door is fastened t Stock Photo
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. The American encyclopædia of commerce, manufactures, commercial law, and finance. sh, and is sometimes called East In-dian copal, or gum Piney. Door [Pr. ixule; Ger. T/mre], the movable panelby which the doorway or entrance to any building, apartnicnt, closet, or court is closed. The mostconmion kin<l of D. consista of boanls joined to-gether, anil nailed to transverse slips of wood.Such as these are called lediie.-<limv. They arehung on staples, and fastened by a latch ; theyarc principally used for workshops, out-houses, oHlces, and walled gardens. The ordinary house-door is fastened to one side of the doorway byliinges (see IIingks), on wliieh it swings. It issecured by a box-lock fixed to the inner side, orby a mortise-lock, wliich is buried in the lock-rail, and worked by handles projecting on either side.These iJ. are made of panels fixed in a solid frame-work, and finished by mouldings of dilTerent kinds, which surround the panel. Tlie horizontal piecesof the frame are called nu/.<, and the vertical piecesslyka. L). are technically described by the num-. Fig. 139.— Doom-Palm. ber of panels they contain, and by the kind ofmoulding with wliich they are finished. Whenthey move on hinges, like the ordinary doors ofapartments, they are termed swiiy-dvois. Largedouhle-/>., used to separate any long room, arecalled jQldiiiij-doois. A jih-dmr is a l>. in a wall, which cannot well be detected when closed. Arolliuti or slidimj dour is one which travels on rollers, or in a groove, parallel and close to the wall inwhich is the aperture that it is intended to close.A smaller D., which closes an opening cut in theentrance-door of a courtyard or large building, iscalled a wickei-dmr. A Ini/i-duor is a V. cut in thedoor to give access to cellars, or open p.arts undertlio roof of a house. /J. of large public buildingsare sometimes made of brass, or even of stone ormarble. Door-Fastener, the catch for a door. Door Frame or Case, tlie ease in which a dooropens and

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