Latchstring

• (n.) A string for raising the latch of a door by a person outside. It is fastened to the latch and passed through a hole above it in the door.
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latchstring

noun opener consisting of a string that can be passed through a hole in a door for raising the latch from outside
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Latchstring

Latch'string` noun A string for raising the latch of a door by a person outside. It is fastened to the latch and passed through a hole above it in the door. To find the latchstring out , to meet with hospitality; to be welcome. (Intrusion is prevented by drawing in the latchstring.) [ Co...
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latchstring

[n] - opener consisting of a string that can be passed through a hole in a door for raising the latch from outside
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