verb (used with or without object), Obsolete.
a vertical side member of a doorframe, window frame, or lining
a vertical inside face of an opening in a wall
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).
[jam-bee-yuh] /dʒæmˈbi yə/ noun 1. an Arabian knife having a curved, double-edged blade, usually with a central rib.
Related Terms jimble-jamble
/ˈdʒambɔ/ sentence substitute 1. an E African salutation
- Jambon bayonne
noun See Bayonne ham