slamming stile[′slam·iŋ ‚stīl]
The vertical strip that a closed door abuts; it receives the bolt when the lock engages.
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lock stile, closing stile, locking stile, striking 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.
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