The stone or stucco decorative dressings enriching the jambs and head of a doorway or window; a door Jamb.
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1. A stone or stucco which serves as a decorative dressing that enriches the jambs and head of a doorway or window; an architrave, 2.
2. A jamb or molded architrave of a door.
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