jamb jamb  /ˈdʒæm/


  • (n) upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame


  1. On the front porch of the church is a thin John the Disciple carved on the median jamb of the red double doors.
  2. Chances are, the Scooba will respect a door jamb or other low boundary separating your kitchen and bathrooms from the rest of the house.
  3. When the walls were strengthened, they took to the jackscrew to force wedges between the door and the jamb.


  1. Pistons' Stuckey breaks thumb

    Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey is sidelined indefinitely after breaking his right thumb in an off-the-court accident. The digit was caught in the door jamb of Stuckey's car when the door closed, causing a distal phalanx fracture, the team announced. After an X-ray revealed the injury, the Pistons scheduled Stuckey for surgery on Friday. A timetable for his return is expected to be ...
    on October 11, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  2. Rodney Stuckey Broke His Thumb on a Car Door

    The Detroit Pistons announced last night that guard Rodney Stuckey suffered a fractured right thumb after catching it in the door of his car. Yikes. Per the Detroit Free Press: “The team says he suffered the injury when his thumb was caught inside the door jamb of his vehicle Wednesday afternoon.
    on October 11, 2013     Source: Slam

  3. Rodney Stuckey catches thumb in car door, needs surgery

    The Detroit Pistons announced Thursday that guard Rodney Stuckey has suffered a fracture of the distal phalanx on his right thumb. The injury occurred on Wednesday afternoon as a result of the thumb becoming caught inside the door jamb of Stuckey’s vehicle while the door was closing. Pistons medical staff confirmed the injury this morning [...]
    on October 11, 2013     Source: Inside Hoops


  1. "Move the door jamb up and make the passage wider," read the inscription on a false door, Hawass said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Zahi Hawass Source: AFP

  2. "You can search broken door jamb and find 15, 20 sites that will tell you how to fix it," Merritt said.
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Tom Merritt Source: abc7.com

  3. "I was real pleased with our derfense and special teams," Calvary coach Doug Pederson said. "They've been real big for us two weeks in a row, first at the Bayou Jamb and now tonight. That makes it easy on our offense."
    on Sep 6, 2008 By: Doug Pederson Source: Shreveport Times

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