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doorframe

[ dawr-freym, dohr- ]
/ ˈdɔrˌfreɪm, ˈdoʊr- /
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noun
the frame of a doorway, including two jambs and a lintel, or head.

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Origin of doorframe

First recorded in 1850–55; door + frame
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British Dictionary definitions for doorframe

doorframe
/ (ˈdɔːˌfreɪm) /

noun
a frame that supports a doorAlso called: doorcase
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