Jamb

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jamb \Jamb\, verb (used with an object) See {Jam}, verb (used with an object) & i. Jambe Jamb

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jamb \Jamb\, Jambe \Jambe\, Jambeau \Jambeau\, noun See {Jambes}. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jamb \Jamb\, noun [Prov. E. jaumb, jaum, F. jambe a leg, jambe de force a principal rafter. See {Gambol}.]

1. (Arch) The vertical side of any opening, as a door or fireplace; hence, less properly, any narrow vertical surface of wall, as the of a chimney-breast or of a pier, as distinguished from its face. --Gwilt.

2. (Mining) Any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or vein.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

jamb

noun

1: upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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