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synonyms for jamb

  • frame
  • lintel
  • post
  • support
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How to use jamb in a sentence

On the latch side and the top, that’s along the lip in the door jamb.
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Once I got things set, I marked where the hinges met the jamb.
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Her chum leaned against the door jamb while peal after peal of laughter shook her.
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He had come nearer, and now, before the woman could shut the door, he thrust his foot between it and the jamb.
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The wall switch for the electric light in the lower hall at the headquarters was right beside the outer door jamb—as I knew.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
It perplexed even Jellia Jamb, for a time, to know what to do with the animal.
DOROTHY AND THE WIZARD IN OZL. FRANK BAUM
He leaned against the door-jamb and indulged in bitter reflections.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
Suddenly our right gun misfired—we had got a jamb and one gun was out of action.
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The Secret Service man was intently examining the floor, the jamb around the door, and the casing of the port-hole.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
"Here you are," said the Secret Service man, indicating a brown stain on the door jamb.
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WORDS RELATED TO JAMB

  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • two-by-four
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.