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Meaning of CASEMENT

Pronunciation:  'keysmunt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a window shash that is hinged (usually on one side)

CASEMENT is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: sash, window sash



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Case"ment\, n. [Shortened fr. encasement. See {Incase
1st Case}, and cf. {Incasement}.] (Arch.)
A window sash opening on hinges affixed to the upright side
of the frame into which it is fitted. (Poetically) A window.

      A casement of the great chamber window.  --Shak.

Easton Bible Dictionary

a barrier of open-work placed before windows (Prov. 7:6). In Judg. 5:28 the Hebrew word is rendered "lattice," in the LXX. "network," an opening through which cool air is admitted.

Thesaurus Terms
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