Meaning of death's door in English:

death's door

See synonyms for death's door

noun

  • A door imagined to stand between life and death; a near approach to, or great danger of, death, especially through illness; chiefly in "at death's door" (also hyperbolical).

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Alexander Barclay (c1484–1552), poet and clergyman.