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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lin·tel /ˈlɪntḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lin·tel n.  Arch. A horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting crosswise fracture.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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

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.).