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overdoor

[oh-ver-dawr, -dohr] /ˈoʊ vərˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/
adjective
1.
situated above a doorway:
an overdoor panel.
noun
2.
an ornamented carving, painting, or section of decorated woodwork over a doorway.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; over- + door
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  • The upper part of the door opening is filled in with a semi-circular panelled overdoor or transom.

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