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English definition of “lintel”

lintel

noun [C]     /ˈlɪn.təl/ US  /-t̬əl/
a long piece of stone or wood at the top of a door or window frame that supports the wall aboveWindows and parts of windowsDoors and parts of doors
(Definition of lintel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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