meaning of casement

casement meaning in General Dictionary

a screen sash starting on hinges affixed to the upright side of the framework into which it really is fitted Poetically A window

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  • a window sash that is hinged (usually using one part)
  • a window sash starting on hinges affixed to your upright side of the frame into which it's fitted. (Poetically) A window.

casement meaning in Etymology Dictionary

sort of hinged sash-window that swings open up like doorways, early 15c., "hollow molding," probably a shortening of Old French dialectal enchassement "window framework" (modern-day French ench

Sentence Examples with the word casement

After the outbreak of the World War Casement went to the United States, whence he wrote in Oct.

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