doorjamb

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n doorjamb a jamb for a door
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Usage

In literature:

Major Connel was leaning against the doorjamb, a wide grin on his face.
"The Revolt on Venus" by Carey Rockwell
Captain Abrams' head had hit a doorjamb opposite the entrance to Rhoda's apartment.
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
All she could do was lean against the doorjamb and try to catch her breath.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He leaned against the doorjamb.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
He still leaned against the doorjamb.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
His hand, resting against the doorjamb, began to quiver and jerk.
"The Sheriff of Badger" by George B. Pattullo
While he drowsed against the doorjamb, the aroma of fresh Greek coffee began filling the room.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

This is not a restored doorjamb.
You can buy the door for $170 and install it in a few hours, or more if doorjamb carpentry is needed.
With the retractors pulling the belt in nice and tight, I'm not slamming the seatbelts in the doorjamb any longer and I don't have to lean in and tuck the center belts in when I want to clean up the seat area.
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