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Casement

[keys-muh nt] /ˈkeɪs mənt/
noun
1.
(Sir) Roger (David) 1864–1916, Irish patriot: hanged by the British for treason.
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British Dictionary definitions for s r casement

casement

/ˈkeɪsmənt/
noun
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
Word Origin
C15: probably from Old Northern French encassement frame, from encasser to frame, encase, from casse framework, crate, case²

Casement

/ˈkeɪsmənt/
noun
1.
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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Word Origin and History for s r casement

casement

n.

type of hinged sash-window that swings open like doors, early 15c., "hollow molding," probably a shortening of Old French dialectal enchassement "window frame" (Modern French enchâssement), from en- "in," prefix forming verbs, + casse "case, frame" (see case (n.2)) + -ment. Or possibly from Anglo-Latin cassementum, from casse. The "window" sense is from 1550s in English. Old folk etymology tended to make it gazement.

The Irish surname is originally Mc Casmonde (attested from 1429), from Mac Asmundr, from Irish mac "son of" + Old Norse Asmundr "god protector."

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s r casement in the Bible

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.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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