1) One of the side-posts of a door, a door-jamb.
1537 Item to a wright for making the doore and the dore cheks & thresholde by the space of a day, Bridlington
1647 from the north-east corner ... to the west side of the door cheeke there, Bowling
1651 hee was for King Charles
and that hee would fight hartily for him ... though hee were hanged att the doore cheeke for itt, Whitby. The term remained in everyday use and it features regularly in late building accounts: 1793 put up 2 door cheeks, Thurstonland
1814 door cheeks, bands, crooks, Leeds.