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transom

noun [C] uk   /ˈtræn.səm/ us  
specialized architecture a horizontal bar of stone or wood across a window, or separating the top of a window or door from a small window aboveWindows and parts of windows (also transom window) US for fanlightWindows and parts of windows
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