Splayed lintel

Splayed lintel

A horizontal lintel above a window or doorway which slants downward toward the centerline; often containing a keystone at its center.
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splayed lintel

splayed lintel with a keystone at its center
A lintel (i.e., horizontal structural member above a window) each end of which slants downward toward a centerline through the window; often has a keystone at its center.
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