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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The vertical side of any opening, as a door or fireplace; hence, less properly, any narrow vertical surface of wall, as the of a chimney-breast or of a pier, as distinguished from its face.

2. (n.) Any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or vein.

3. (v. t.) See Jam.


The Scar-Marks of Surrender.
... And he would take his servant out to the door of the home, and standing him up against
the door-jamb would pierce the lobe of his ear through with an awl. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on service/the scar-marks of surrender.htm

Man's Bad Break.
... Two inclined planes lead out of every man's path. Two doors open into them side
by side. God's door up, the tempter's door down, and only a door-jamb between. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/gordon/quiet talks about jesus/mans bad break.htm

Rom. v. 12
... Cyr. Cat. Intr. 1. p. 1, OT. [1349] Or "still," ei kai alethes. [1350] St. Gr. Naz.
Jamb. xx; 271, p. 228 (in Ed. Ben. xxiv. 277, p. 508). B. What? ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily x rom v 12.htm

Jamb (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) Any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or
vein. 3. (vt) See Jam. Multi-Version Concordance Jamb (1 Occurrence). ...
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Jambres (2 Occurrences)

/j/jambres.htm - 11k

Keeper (72 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A ring, strap, clamp, or any device for holding an object in place; as:
(a) The box on a door jamb into which the bolt of a lock protrudes, when shot. ...
/k/keeper.htm - 30k

Jalon (1 Occurrence)

/j/jalon.htm - 7k

Reveal (29 Occurrences)
... door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening
is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb. ...
/r/reveal.htm - 15k

Elbow (1 Occurrence)
... A sharp angle in any surface of wainscoting or other woodwork; the upright sides
which flank any paneled work, as the sides of windows, where the jamb makes an ...
/e/elbow.htm - 7k

Doorpost (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The jamb or sidepiece of a doorway. Int. Standard
Bible Encyclopedia. DOORPOST. dor'-post. See HOUSE. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/d/doorpost.htm - 8k

Stop (108 Occurrences)
... stop. 16. (n.) A member, plain or molded, formed of a separate piece and
fixed to a jamb, against which a door or window shuts. This ...
/s/stop.htm - 38k

Bible Concordance
Jamb (1 Occurrence)

Ezekiel 40:6 Then came he unto the gate which looketh toward the east, and went up the steps thereof: and he measured the threshold of the gate, one reed broad; and the other threshold, one reed broad.
(See JPS)



Related Terms

Jambres (2 Occurrences)

Keeper (72 Occurrences)

Jalon (1 Occurrence)

Reveal (29 Occurrences)

Elbow (1 Occurrence)

Doorpost (5 Occurrences)

Stop (108 Occurrences)

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