Casement (2)


(1) a frame enclosing part of the glazing of a window, with hinges to open and shut.

(2) An old English name for the deep hollow molding, similar to the scotia of Italian architecture, which is extremely prevalent in Gothic architecture, in cornices) door and window-jambs, etc., especially in the Perpendicular style, and which is frequently enriched with running patterns foliage.

Definition of casement

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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