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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Casement  \Case"ment\,  n.  [Shortened  fr  encasement.  See  {Incase 
  1st  Case},  and  cf  {Incasement}.]  (Arch.) 
  A  window  sash  opening  on  hinges  affixed  to  the  upright  side 
  of  the  frame  into  which  it  is  fitted.  (Poetically)  A  window. 
 
  A  casement  of  the  great  chamber  window.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  casement 
  n  :  a  window  that  is  hinged  (usually  on  one  side) 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Casement 
  a  barrier  of  open-work  placed  before  windows  (Prov.  7:6).  In 
  Judg.  5:28  the  Hebrew  word  is  rendered  "lattice,"  in  the  LXX. 
  "network,"  an  opening  through  which  cool  air  is  admitted. 
 




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