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 for Blank door
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blank \Blank\, a. [OE. blank, blonc, blaunc, blaunche, fr. F.
     blanc, fem. blanche, fr. OHG. blanch shining, bright, white,
     G. blank; akin to E. blink, cf. also AS. blanc white. ?98.
     See Blink, and cf. 1st Blanch.]
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     1. Of a white or pale color; without color.
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              To the blank moon
              Her office they prescribed.           --Milton.
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     2. Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty
        space to be filled in with some special writing; -- said
        of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a
        blank check; a blank ballot.
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     3. Utterly confounded or discomfited.
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              Adam . . . astonied stood, and blank. --Milton.
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     4. Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space;
        a blank day.
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     5. Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank
        desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections,
        hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of
        sensations; as, blank unconsciousness.
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     6. Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated
        characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.;
        expressionless; vacant. "Blank and horror-stricken faces."
        --C. Kingsley.
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              The blank . . . glance of a half returned
              consciousness.                        --G. Eliot.
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     7. Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror.
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     Blank bar (Law), a plea put in to oblige the plaintiff in
        an action of trespass to assign the certain place where
        the trespass was committed; -- called also common bar.
        
  
     Blank cartridge, a cartridge containing no ball.
  
     Blank deed. See Deed.
  
     Blank door, or Blank window (Arch.), a depression in a
        wall of the size of a door or window, either for
        symmetrical effect, or for the more convenient insertion
        of a door or window at a future time, should it be needed.
        
  
     Blank indorsement (Law), an indorsement which omits the
        name of the person in whose favor it is made; it is
        usually made by simply writing the name of the indorser on
        the back of the bill.
  
     Blank line (Print.), a vacant space of the breadth of a
        line, on a printed page; a line of quadrats.
  
     Blank tire (Mech.), a tire without a flange.
  
     Blank tooling. See Blind tooling, under Blind.
  
     Blank verse. See under Verse.
  
     Blank wall, a wall in which there is no opening; a dead
        wall.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Door \Door\, n. [OE. dore, dure, AS. duru; akin to OS. dura,
     dor, D. deur, OHG. turi, door, tor gate, G. th["u]r, thor,
     Icel. dyrr, Dan. d["o]r, Sw. d["o]rr, Goth. daur, Lith.
     durys, Russ. dvere, Olr. dorus, L. fores, Gr. ?; cf. Skr.
     dur, dv[=a]ra. [root]246. Cf. Foreign.]
     1. An opening in the wall of a house or of an apartment, by
        which to go in and out; an entrance way.
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              To the same end, men several paths may tread,
              As many doors into one temple lead.   --Denham.
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     2. The frame or barrier of boards, or other material, usually
        turning on hinges, by which an entrance way into a house
        or apartment is closed and opened.
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              At last he came unto an iron door
              That fast was locked.                 --Spenser.
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     3. Passage; means of approach or access.
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              I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall
              be saved.                             --John x. 9.
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     4. An entrance way, but taken in the sense of the house or
        apartment to which it leads.
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              Martin's office is now the second door in the
              street.                               --Arbuthnot.
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     Blank door, Blind door, etc. (Arch.) See under Blank,
        Blind, etc.
  
     In doors, or Within doors, within the house.
  
     Next door to, near to; bordering on.
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              A riot unpunished is but next door to a tumult.
                                                    --L'Estrange.
        
  
     Out of doors, or Without doors, and, [colloquially], Out
     doors, out of the house; in open air; abroad; away; lost.
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              His imaginary title of fatherhood is out of doors.
                                                    --Locke.
  
     To lay (a fault, misfortune, etc.) at one's door, to charge
        one with a fault; to blame for.
  
     To lie at one's door, to be imputable or chargeable to.
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              If I have failed, the fault lies wholly at my door.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     Note: Door is used in an adjectival construction or as the
           first part of a compound (with or without the hyphen),
           as, door frame, doorbell or door bell, door knob or
           doorknob, door latch or doorlatch, door jamb, door
           handle, door mat, door panel.
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