English

Definition of jamb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jamb

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dʒæm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒæm//
 
 
jump to other results
a vertical post at the side of a door or window Word Origin Middle English: from Old French jambe ‘leg, vertical support’, based on Greek kampē ‘joint’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jamb