jamb

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Middle English jambe, from Middle French jambe (leg), from Late Latin gamba

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jamb (plural jambs)

  1. (architecture, interior decorating, finish carpentry) The vertical components that form the sides of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace, or other opening in a wall.
  2. (mining) Any thick mass of rock that prevents miners from following the lode or vein.

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Polish[edit]

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jamb m

  1. iamb

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jȁmb m (Cyrillic spelling ја̏мб)

  1. iamb

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