Casement meaning

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A window frame that opens on hinges along the side: a casement window often has two such frames, opening like French doors.
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A case or covering.
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A casing; covering.
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1864-1916; Ir. nationalist: hanged by the British as a traitor in WWI.
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A window sash that is hinged on the side and opens outward.
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A window having such sashes; a casement window.
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(military) A casemate.
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Origin of casement

  • Middle English a hollow molding possibly from Middle English case chest, frame case2
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition