Definition for Casement

casement, n. [med. L. casamentum; in It. casamento, a building or house-frame.]

Tabernacle; container; houseboat; large water craft; [fig.] frame; window sill; [kenning “floating casement”] Noah's ark (see Genesis 8); [historical] Dutton called Webster's 1828 dictionary “Noah's Ark” because it contained “unclean” Americanisms as well as standard British English.

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