News does not come over the transom; reporters have to work hard to get it.
Plus, Con Ed gets first dibs on whatever comes over the transom.
The upper stage, which contains the bells, has two two-light windows in each face, each light being divided by a transom.
If the stern was square, the transom was set at a rake of not less than 45.
Seated on the transom was what seemed to me a most uncommon and surprising figure.
The arch of the transom must be marked, and the hull cut down to the sheer.
The transom shone dark, and no voice yet disturbed the quiet of the neighborhood.
The "hatch" was the transom over the door between the offices.
The transom above was open and through it drifted out a faint blue cloud.
Cadogan wondered what the man on the transom was thinking of.
mid-14c., transeyn "crossbeam spanning an opening, lintel," probably by dissimilation from Latin transtrum "crossbeam" (especially one spanning an opening), from trans- "across" (see trans-) + instrumental suffix -trum. Meaning "small window over a door or other window" is first recorded 1844.