Threshold

Definition of Threshold

Thresh´old
n.1.The plank, stone, or piece of timber, which lies under a door, especially of a dwelling house, church, temple, or the like; the doorsill; hence, entrance; gate; door.
2.Fig.: The place or point of entering or beginning, entrance; outset; as, the threshold of life.

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