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5 definitions found
 for Jamb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jamb \Jamb\, Jambe \Jambe\, Jambeau \Jambeau\, n.
     See Jambes.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jamb \Jamb\, n. [Prov. E. jaumb, jaum, F. jambe a leg, jambe de
     force a principal rafter. See Gambol.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Arch) The vertical side of any opening, as a door or
        fireplace; hence, less properly, any narrow vertical
        surface of wall, as the of a chimney-breast or of a pier,
        as distinguished from its face. --Gwilt.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Mining) Any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from
        following the lode or vein.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jamb \Jamb\, v. t.
     See Jam, v. t. & i.
     [1913 Webster] Jambe
     Jamb

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jamb
      n 1: upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or
           window frame

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "jamb":
     Samson post, ankle, baluster, balustrade, banister, bayonet legs,
     bowlegs, calf, cnemis, doorjamb, doorpost, drumstick, foreleg,
     gamb, gambrel, gatepost, gigot, ham, hind leg, hitching post, hock,
     king post, knee, leg, limb, milepost, mullion, podite,
     popliteal space, post, scissor-legs, shank, shin, signpost,
     snubbing post, stanchion, standard, stems, stile, stumps, tarsus,
     trotters, upright
  
  

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