Splayed jamb

Splayed jamb

Any jamb whose face is not at right angles to the wall in which it is set.
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splayed jamb

Any jamb whose face is not at right angles to the wall in which it is set.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A welcoming entry court with an adjacent casita leads to a deeply recessed front door that's accentuated with an arched opening and splayed jambs. A well-defined foyer connects to a formal dining room and ultimately to the covered outdoor area, creating strong visual symmetry.