AskDefine | Define doorjamb

Dictionary Definition

doorjamb n : a jamb for a door [syn: doorpost]

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English

Etymology

door + jamb

Noun

  1. The upright posts on either side of a door, which support a lintel.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

French door, Samson post, archway, back door, baluster, balustrade, banister, barway, bulkhead, carriage entrance, cellar door, cellarway, door, doorpost, doorway, front door, gate, gatepost, gateway, hatch, hatchway, hitching post, jamb, king post, lintel, milepost, mullion, porch, portal, porte cochere, post, postern, propylaeum, pylon, scuttle, side door, signpost, snubbing post, stanchion, standard, stile, storm door, threshold, tollgate, trap, trap door, turnpike, turnstile, upright
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