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1 Top or upper part of anything, e.g. a doorway or window-aperture.

2 Roofing-tile forming part of the first course of a roof at the eaves.

3 Any stone so finished as to have one end exposed on the face of a wall as a header in brickwork.

4 Upper part of a chimney-stack.

5 Small cistern at the top of a rainwater-pipe receiving water from the gutter called a rainwater-or hopper-head.

Subjects: Architecture.

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