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) Either of the vertical components that form the side of an opening in a wall, such as that of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace.
  2. (mining) Any thick mass of rock that prevents miners from following the lode or vein.

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jamb (third-person singular simple present jambs, present participle jambing, simple past and past participle jambed)

  1. (transitive) To fix or attach a jamb to.

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jamb m inan

  1. iamb

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jȁmb m (Cyrillic spelling ја̏мб)

  1. iamb

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