Meaning of CASEMENT in English


ˈkāsmənt, older Brit -āzm- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English, probably modification of Old North French encassement frame, from encasser to enchase, frame, from casse case — more at case (box)

1. : a hollow molding similar to a cavetto or scotia


a. : a window sash that opens on hinges fastened to the upright side of the frame

b. or casement window : a window with such a sash or sashes

c. : window

d. : casement cloth

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