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shutting stile

noun
1.
the stile of a door or shutter that closes against the frame of the opening.
Compare hanging stile.
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  • The shutting stile and the end are worked with a hook joint (E), and if carefully made they are practically dust-tight.

    Woodwork Joints William Fairham

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