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doorjamb, doorcheek, doorpost

The vertical member on each side of a door.

doorpost

1. See doorjamb.
2. A heavy post that frames one side of a doorway; in the past, doors were sometimes hinged directly to such a post instead of to a doorframe.
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family resides there today, as evidenced by the contemporary mezuzah that can be found on the doorpost.
On Wednesday, we pour concrete into vertical cornerposts and doorposts.
There is no sign upon you but there are signs upon the doorposts amulets of silver shaped like a hand with letters upon the palm and fingers.
you shall write them on your doorposts and on your gates
In the biblical account, the Israelites sit huddled in their homes commanded by God to eat the Passover sacrifice hastily, while they are protected from the plague of the killing of the firstborn by fulfilling God's command to smear the blood of the sacrifice on their doorposts.
He has also worked on other religious documents such as Mezuzas, the scrolls containing Torah passages that are traditionally attached to the doorposts of Jewish homes.
23 : For the LORD will pass through to slay the Egyptians; and when he sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door, and will not allow the destroyer to enter your houses to slay you.
It was his job, using a pail of black paint, to swab an "X" on the doorposts of households in which someone had the plague.
It will restrict owner associations from appeasing complaining condo owners with payments, make it harder for those convicted of a felony to serve on boards, and allow owners to place religious symbols on their doorposts.
When detecting a drunken disturbance among sailors at one of the town's many pubs he usually had to do no more than scrape his cane along the unsurfaced road or rattle it against the doorposts.
The 180[degrees] opening angle enables the TVS-410 to be fitted flat against doorposts and safety guards.
God had some "helps" for Israel: (1) "Wear "headbands," phylacteries, with the words of the Law written upon them; (2) Teach the words of the Law constantly to children, each generation learning from the one preceding; (3) Write the words of the Law on the doorposts of Israelite homes.