plural noun
an·​te·​pag·​ments | \ ˌantēˈpagmənts, -tə̇- \
variants: or antepagmenta \ -​ˌpagˈmentə \

Definition of antepagments

: trimmings added to a building especially on the jambs of a door also : a jamb so trimmed

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History and Etymology for antepagments

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

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“Antepagments.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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