Dead door

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(Shipbuilding) a storm shutter fitted to the outside of the quarter-gallery door.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Also the dead door, (the one you open second) must be securely bolted top and bottom otherwise the two doors can be opened with comparative ease.
IT'S not just dead Doors singer Jim Morrison's fans who are angry with Norman Cook for using his voice on his latest Fatboy Slim single, Bird of Prey, but may be his family too.
Sunset Utilising the dulcet tones of dead Doors man Jim Morrison, plus a spooky backdrop of swirling synths and soft nuzzling bass, Norm takes his rabid flock on a cross-generational magic carpet ride.