batten door


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batten door

[′bat·ən ‚dȯr]
(building construction)
A wood door without stiles which is constructed of vertical boards held together by horizontal battens on the back side. Also known as ledged door.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

batten door

A door formed by full height boards glued edge to edge with horizontal and vertical battens applied to give the appearance of paneling; a single batten door has battens on one side, and a double batten door has them on both sides. See also: Door
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