1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Overdoor
|←Overbury, Sir Thomas||1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 20
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OVERDOOR, the name given to any ornamental moulding placed over a door. The overdoor is usually architectural in form, but is sometimes little more than a moulded shelf for the reception of china or curiosities.