[lin-tl] /ˈlɪn tl/
a horizontal architectural member supporting the weight above an opening, as a window or a door.
a horizontal beam, as over a door or window
early 14c., from Old French lintel “threshold” (13c., Modern French linteau), of uncertain origin, probably a variant of lintier, from Vulgar Latin *limitaris “threshold,” from Latin limitaris (adj.) “that is on the border,” from limes (genitive limitis) “border, boundary” (see limit (n.)). Altered by influence of Latin limen “threshold.”
(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.).
[lin-tn] /ˈlɪn tn/ noun 1. Ralph, 1893–1953, U.S. anthropologist. 2. a male given name.
[lint] /lɪnt/ noun 1. minute shreds or ravelings of yarn; bits of thread. 2. staple cotton fiber used to make yarn. 3. cotton waste produced by the ginning process. 4. a soft material for dressing wounds, procured by scraping or otherwise treating linen cloth. /lɪnt/ noun 1. an absorbent cotton or linen fabric with the […]
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