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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A piece across the top of a door that carries the weight of the structure.

Usage examples (35)
  • Then we came to a tavern with vine-leaves over the lintel.
  • The lintel is the horizontal crosspiece over the door.
  • The word isn't lintel, which is the horizontal top of a doorway.
  • Fig. 98: Make sure the lintel is the correct size for wide openings. for more
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