Meaning of “casement” in the English Dictionary

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"casement" in British English

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casementnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkeɪ.smənt/ us /ˈkeɪ.smənt/ also casement window

Examples from literature

  • I pulled the casement open and looked out. 
  • She opened the casement and looked out. 
  • The casement was open, for the day was mild, although the season was little past midwinter. 
  • The sky was leaden, and the wind whistled down the chimney and shook the casements. 
  • The stained-glass casement windows are surmounted with circular lights in the arches. 

(Definition of “casement” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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