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[jam] /dʒæm/

verb (used with or without object), Obsolete.
1 .
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).


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