CHAMBRANLE

, the border, frame, or ornament of stone or wood, surrounding the three sides of doors, windows, and chimneys. This is different in the different orders: when it is plain, and without mouldings, it is called simply and properly, band, case, or srame. In an ordinary door, it is mostly called door-case; in a window, the window-frame.

The Chambranle consists of three parts; the two sides, called ascendants; and the top, called the traverse or supercilium.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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CERBERUS
CETUS
CHAIN
CHALDRON
CHAMBERS (Ehhraim)
* CHAMBRANLE
CHAMFER
CHAMFERING
CHANCE
CHANDELIERS
CHANGES