Jamb shaft

Jamb shaft

A small shaft having a capital and a base, placed against the jamb of a door or window.
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jamb shaft

A small shaft having a capital and a base, placed against or forming part of the jamb of a door or window; occurs mostly in medieval architecture. (See illustration p. 552)
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