jambing


jambing

verb (used with or without object) Obsolete.

  1. jam1.

noun

  1. a vertical side member of a doorframe, window frame, or lining
  2. a vertical inside face of an opening in a wall
n.

side-piece of a door, window, etc., early 14c., from Old French jambe “pier, side post of a door,” originally “a leg, shank” (12c.), from Late Latin gamba “leg, (horse’s) hock” (see gambol).

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