Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A door divided into two parts horizontally, allowing one half to be shut and the other left open.
- ‘The space is cozy too: It's equipped with big pillows and full-size chairs, plus windows that tilt open and a Dutch door to draw in cool afternoon breezes.’
- ‘There is a side-yard where bands play in good weather under a big tree, but today that area is closed off behind the two-part Dutch door.’
- ‘The front of the house is embellished with a peaked roof, window boxes, shutters, and a Dutch door.’
- ‘She decked it out with family memorabilia-shutters from her parents' home, the brass letter A from their old retail store on the Dutch door, and the toy-size lantern that acts as a porch light, a remnant of her mother's childhood playhouse.’
- ‘I followed James up the stairs and headed to the Dutch doors in the living room.’
- ‘This was a little Dutch door, cut in half horizontally.’
- ‘Farm touches like the Dutch door in the kitchen make this a cozy space.’
- ‘‘Get out,’ I said once more, pointing to the Dutch door that exited into the side yard.’
- ‘A Dutch door is a swinging door made in two parts.’
- ‘Examples include Dutch doors, which can be open, closed, or half open, and interior windows that can be curtained.’
- ‘I gave up and ran to the Dutch door that read Pretty Boy.’
- ‘It can also still function as a garage thanks to a set of glass-paneled Dutch doors opening on the plywood-paneled office side.’
- ‘Conceived as a Dutch door to nowhere, the work scissored out into the space it was intended to define, as though moving through a looking glass.’
Dutch door/ˈdəCH ˈˌdô(ə)r/
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.