Origin of lintelOld French from Vulgar Latin an unverified form limitellus, for limitaris, altered (by associated, association with Classical Latin limes, genitive limitis, border, frontier) from Classical Latin liminaris, of a threshold or lintel from limen: see limen
A decorative lintel.
An example of a lintel is a piece of wood that goes across the top of two windows.
Origin of lintelMiddle English from Old French probably alteration of lintier from Vulgar Latin līmitāris of a threshold ( meaning influenced by Latin līmen threshold ) from Latin on a border from līmes līmit- boundary
- lentil, tellin'
From Middle English lyntel, from Old French lintel, from Latin lÄ«minÄris, from lÄ«men (“threshold (bottommost part of a doorframe)").
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- The lintel of the inner gate was formed by a single stone 18 ft.
- The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
- The door of two leaves, with its posts and lintel, is of silver gilt.
- Moses summons the elders of Israel and orders them to kill the Passover and besprinkle the lintel and sideposts with a bunch of hyssop dipped in blood so that the Lord will pass over the door.
- On the 10th day of the month every household shall take a firstling male without blemish, of sheep or goat, and should kill it on the 14th at even, and sprinkle the two sideposts and lintel with the blood, and eat the roasted flesh, not sodden, including head, legs and inwards; all remaining over until the morning to be burnt by fire.