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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rebate round the reveals of a doorway or gateway, for the reception of a door or gate intended to open outward, so that the outer face of the door or gate will be flush with the face of the wall. Also written jiblet-check, jiblet-cheek.


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