Make the Door

(To). To make it fast by shutting and bolting it. We still say, “Have you made my room?”-

i.e. made it tidy. Similarly, to “make the bed” is to arrange it fit for use.

“Why at this time the doors are made against you.” Shakespeare: Comedy of Errors, iii. 1.

“Make the door upon a woman's wit, and it will out at the casement.” —Shakespeare: As You Like It, iv. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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