Architrave – The moulded frame round a doorway or window
To remember the definition of the word architrave, use the following mnemonic:
The architect's grave (architrave) was like an elaborate building with moulded frames around the doorways just like she'd planned it before she died.
Examples of architrave in a sentence
The roman temple had elaborate stone architraves.
The window had a wooden architrave with rounded edges.
The marble architrave would have taken weeks to intricately carve.