enframement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

enframe +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

enframement (plural enframements)

  1. That which enframes; a frame.
    • 2009 April 19, Christopher Gray, “In Audubon Park, a Few Surviving Oriels”, New York Times:
      The last house in the row, No. 648, is much more elaborate than the others, with a composite-order door enframement and something like a Palladian window on the second floor, richly modeled and topped with a broken pediment.