Scraper for Shoes at the Front Door of a House
“An iron implement placed at or near the door of a house, on which to scrape the dirt from the soles of the shoes.” —Whitney, 1889
A small, u-shaped device, attached to the ground.
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William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5417