door pocket

door pocket

The boxing or chamber in a wall which receives a sliding door when it is in the open position.
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Mr Whitehead said Beddows grabbed hold of her to stop her getting out and fumbled in the door pocket before pulling out a knife with a 7in blade which he had taken from the kitchen in her home.
Andrew McKinnie, 29, was pulled over by traffic cops near his home on the Isle of Wight and the sheathed knife was found in the door pocket of his car.
The weapon, which turned out to be pellet gun, was stashed in the car's side door pocket.
Front offside window smashed then thief reached in and stole sat-nav from driver's door pocket.
The designers started with the notion that a so-called glove box is rarely used for carrying gloves at all, which most drivers place in their car door pocket.
Mr Jameson said: "He (Brewins) produced a police-style extendable baton from his car door pocket.
In another instance reported to the RMI, the thieves discovered a new vehicle with a spare key in the side door pocket, stole the key and drove the car away.
Karen Mullin, for the prosecution, said that shortly after 6am on Friday, October 18, police acting on information stopped Baum's car at Bont Newydd as he made his way to work at Llangefni and found a nine-ounce bar, broken up into 11 separate packages, and a dealer's list in the driver's door pocket.
As I clambered back into the driver's seat, he overtook me, slowed down, winked and waved a Celtic flag which had been tucked in his door pocket.
40pm and 5pm from the driver's door pocket of a red Mercedes which was parked outside a doctor's surgery in Lister Street.
The designers started with the notion that a socalled glove box is rarely used for carrying gloves at all, which most drivers place in their car door pocket.