Definition of 'back door'
Example sentences containing 'back door'
The Sun (2016)
That means locking side doors and back doors, and encouraging staff and volunteers to pull propped doors closed.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Yesterday the back door of his house in Blyth sported plywood where police are thought to have smashed glass to gain entry.The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
To make this layout work, two sections of wall need to be removed around the original back door, possibly requiring a structural engineer.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He has a series of shooting ranges in his garden: 'I can open up the back door to my house and fire a machine gun out the door.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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