door jamb


[dawr-jam, dohr-]
either of the two sidepieces of a doorframe.
Also called doorpost.

1830–40; door + jamb1 Unabridged
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doorjamb (ˈdɔːˌdʒæm)
Also called: doorpost one of the two vertical members forming the sides of a doorframe

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