jamb shaft

noun

Definition of jamb shaft

: a free or engaged column decorating the jamb of a door opening or window opening (as in medieval architecture) — see esconson

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“Jamb shaft.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jamb%20shaft. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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