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doorsill

The horizontal board or metal plate on the floor directly beneath a door; covers the joint where two types of floor materials meet; also called a saddle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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