slamming stile

slamming stile

[′slam·iŋ ‚stīl]
(building construction)
The vertical strip that a closed door abuts; it receives the bolt when the lock engages.

lock stile, closing stile, locking stile, striking stile

lock stile
The vertical structural member of a door (or a casement sash) which closes against the jamb (or mullion) of the surrounding frame; the side away from the hinges.