chambranle

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Noun[edit]

chambranle ‎(plural chambranles)

  1. (architecture) In architecture, the case or frame used on three sides around a chamber door, large window, or fireplace mantel, and the border decorations.

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References[edit]

  • Chambranle, Cyclopaedia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (folio, 2 vols.), Ephraim Chambers. London 1728, p. 190.

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Etymology[edit]

Latin camerandus, gerundive of camerare. Probably influenced by branler.

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Noun[edit]

chambranle m ‎(plural chambranles)

  1. frame, casing (of door/window)
  2. mantlepiece

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