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fŏris , is, and more freq. in plur., fŏres , um, f. Sanscr. dvār; Gr. θύρα; O. H. Germ. tor; Engl. door, etc.; cf. foras,
I.a door, gate; in plur., the two leaves of a door (syn.: porta, janua, valvae, ostium, limen).
I. Lit.
B. Transf., the door, opening, entrance of other things: “aeneus equus, cujus in lateribus fores essent,Cic. Off. 3, 9, 38: “nassarum,Plin. 32, 2, 5, § 11: “apum,id. 21, 14, 48, § 82.—
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