breastsummer

noun
breast·​sum·​mer | \ ˈbres(t)ˌsəmə(r), ˈbresəm- \

Definition of breastsummer

: a beam, girder, or lintel placed horizontally over an opening (such as a window) to support the superstructure

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History and Etymology for breastsummer

breast entry 1 + summer (beam)

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“Breastsummer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breastsummer. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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