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From the obsolete preposition a and doors.


adoors (not comparable)

  1. At the door.
    • Shakespeare
      He seem'd to find his way without his eyes, for out adoors he went without their help.
    • Vicar's Virgil (1630)
      I took him in adoors.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for adoors in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)