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casement

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noun case·ment \ˈkās-mənt\

Simple Definition of casement

  • : a window that opens on hinges like a door

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of casement

  1. :  a window sash that opens on hinges at the side; also :  a window with such a sash

Origin and Etymology of casement

Middle English, hollow molding


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with casement


Casement

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biographical name Case·ment \ˈkās-mənt\

Definition of Casement

  1. Sir Roger David 1864–1916 Irish rebel




CASEMENT Defined for Kids

casement

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noun case·ment \ˈkā-smənt\

Definition of casement for Students

  1. 1 :  a window sash opening on hinges

  2. 2 :  a window with a casement




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