Jamb



[jam] /dʒæm/

noun
1.
Architecture, Building Trades.

2.
Armor. .
[jam] /dʒæm/
verb (used with or without object), Obsolete.
1.
1 .
/dʒæm/
noun
1.
a vertical side member of a doorframe, window frame, or lining
2.
a vertical inside face of an opening in a wall
n.

side-piece of a door, window, etc., early 14c., from Old French jambe “pier, side post of a door,” originally “a leg, shank” (12c.), from Late Latin gamba “leg, (horse’s) hock” (see gambol).

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