Meaning of jamb

jamb

Pronunciation: ( jam), [key]
— n.
    1. either of the vertical sides of a doorway, arch, window, or other opening.
    2. either of two stones, timbers, etc., forming the sidepieces for the frame of an opening.
  1. greave.

jamb

Pronunciation: ( jam), [key]
— v.t., v.i. Obs.
  1. jam.
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