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Casement

[keys-muhnt]
noun
(Sir) Roger (David) 1864–1916, Irish patriot: hanged by the British for treason.
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casement (ˈkeɪsmənt)
 
n
1.  a window frame that is hinged on one side
2.  a window containing frames hinged at the side or at the top or bottom
3.  a poetic word for window
 
[C15: probably from Old Northern French encassement frame, from encasser to frame, encase, from casse framework, crate, case²]

Casement (ˈkeɪsmənt)
 
n
Sir Roger (David). 1864--1916, British diplomat and Irish nationalist: hanged by the British for treason in attempting to gain German support for Irish independence

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casement
1430, probably aphetic of O.Fr. dial. enchassement "window frame," from en- "in," prefix forming verbs, + casse "case, frame" (see case (2)) + -ment. Or possibly from Anglo-L. cassementum, from casse. The Irish surname is originally Mc Casmonde (attested from 1429), from Mac
Asmundr, from Ir. mac "son of" + O.N. Asmundr "god protector."
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Casement definition


a barrier of open-work placed before windows (Prov. 7:6). In Judg. 5:28 the Hebrew word is rendered "lattice," in the LXX. "network," an opening through which cool air is admitted.

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