Floor

Floor (גֹּרֶן, go'ren; ἄλων), prop. a level or open area (as the "place" or square around the gates of Oriental cities, 1Ki 22:10; 2Ch 18:9); hence usually the spot, well-beaten and smooth, on which grain is trodden out by cattle in the East, i.e., the "barn-floor", or "threshing- floor." SEE THRESHING. For the floor of rooms, SEE HOUSE; for that of court-yards, SEE PAVEMENT.

Definition of floor

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