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 for Lintel
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lintel \Lin"tel\ (l[i^]n"t[e^]l), n. [OF. lintel, F. linteau,
     LL. lintellus, for limitellus, a dim. fr. L. limes limit. See
     Limit.] (Arch.)
     A horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the
     superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting
     crosswise fracture.
     [1913 Webster] Lintie

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or
           window [syn: header, lintel]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "lintel":
     French door, archway, back door, barway, bulkhead,
     carriage entrance, cellar door, cellarway, door, doorjamb,
     doorpost, doorway, front door, gate, gatepost, gateway, hatch,
     hatchway, porch, portal, porte cochere, postern, propylaeum, pylon,
     scuttle, side door, stile, storm door, threshold, tollgate, trap,
     trap door, turnpike, turnstile

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

      The emerging Linux/Intel alliance. This term began to be used in early
      1999 after it became clear that the Wintel alliance was under increasing
      strain and Intel started taking stakes in Linux companies.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (1.) Heb. mashkoph, a projecting cover (Ex. 12:22, 23; ver. 7,
     "upper door post," but R.V. "lintel"); the head-piece of a door,
     which the Israelites were commanded to mark with the blood of
     the paschal lamb.
       (2.) Heb. kaphtar. Amos 9:1; Zeph. 2:14 (R.V. correctly
     "chapiters," as in A.V. marg.).

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