Definitions for "Jamb"
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.
A vertical side element of a window
The side post or lining of a doorway, window, or other opening. Back to the Top
Known also as: jamber, jambart, or jambiere. An early medieval term for leg armour. Related:  greave and schynbald.
Also called jamber, jambart, or jambiere. An early medieval term for leg armour (schynbald). See also greave.
Keywords:  lode, thick, vein, mass, miners
Any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or vein.
Thickness of the wall from the inside surface of the house to the outside surface of the house.
Keywords:  joist, joint
Joint Joist
Keywords:  hung, timbers, ceilings, built, floors
Timbers built into or hung from walls to provide support for floors or fixing for ceilings or both.
Keywords:  see
See Jambes.
Keywords:  see
See Jam, v. t. & i.