antepagments

plural noun

an·​te·​pag·​ments
ˌantēˈpagmənts,
-tə̇-
variants or antepagmenta
-ˌpagˈmentə
: trimmings added to a building especially on the jambs of a door
also : a jamb so trimmed

Word History

Etymology

Latin antepagmenta, plural of antepagmentum, from ante- + pag- (stem of pangere to make fast) + -mentum -ment

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“Antepagments.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antepagments. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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