doorjamb

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noun door·jamb \ˈdȯr-ˌjam\

Definition of doorjamb

  1. :  an upright piece forming the side of a door opening

1727

First Known Use of doorjamb

1727


DOORJAMB Defined for English Language Learners

doorjamb

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noun door·jamb \ˈdȯr-ˌjam\

Definition of doorjamb for English Language Learners

  • : an upright piece that forms the side of a door's frame


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