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Definition of "barndoor" [barndoor]

  • The door of a barn (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "barndoor" in a sentence
  • "By stepping through the reveal of Giacomo Rossi-Stuart's doppelgänger, I noticed that the green light that suddenly illuminates the side of his face flares up a beat or two after he turns to face the hero -- as if it was already on, waiting for a piece of cardboard to drop away, or a lighting "barndoor" to open and expose it."
  • "At times a glance down into the clear water will show a score of fish in sight at once, hake, haddock, cod, halibut, dog-fish, and perhaps an immense "barndoor" skate, a yard or more square."
  • "Basil! he never could understand why she could not climb trees as well as he and Susan D. Basil! dearest of boys! how nice he looked in his new blue suit; and who would mend the first "barndoor" that he tore in jacket or trousers?"