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casement

1. a window frame that is hinged on one side
2. a window containing frames hinged at the side or at the top or bottom

Casement

Sir Roger (David). 1864--1916, British diplomat and Irish nationalist: hanged by the British for treason in attempting to gain German support for Irish independence
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casement

1. A window sash (ventilator, 2) which swings open along its entire length; usually on hinges fixed to the sides of the opening into which it is fitted; see casement window.
2. A deep hollow molding, used chiefly in cornices.
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Casement, meanwhile, must deal with multiple identity crises: He is a revolutionary for Catholic Ireland, but a Protestant, and is often taken for an Englishman.
The diary that Casement kept during his 18 months in Imperial Germany describe his part in the move towards open rebellion in Ireland, and his negotiations with high-ranking military and political figures in the German General Staff.
Referee Andrew Davey, who had a good game, awarded a penalty when Jimmy Callacher handled Casement's corner.
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Former philosophy professor and successful businessman William Casement presents Making College Right: Heretical Thoughts & Practical Proposals, a sharp critique of America's current higher education system.
Nobel Prize-winning Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa demonstrates his formidable literary talents in this work of historical fiction examining the life and death of Roger Casement, an Irish nationalist who was executed in 1916 fortreason.
The Inspectorate says the case is about "removing traditional timber sliding sash and traditional timber casement windows and the installation of UPVC double glazed casement windows without planning permission."
The government's representative was Roger Casement, the Irish-born British consul in Brazil who seven years previously had found fame as the investigator of similar mistreatment of African rubber workers in the Belgian Congo.