Poyntel
Poyntel Poyn"tel, n. [See {Pointal}.] (Arch.) Paving or flooring made of small squares or lozenges set diagonally. [Formerly written {pointal}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • pointal — Poyntel Poyn tel, n. [See {Pointal}.] (Arch.) Paving or flooring made of small squares or lozenges set diagonally. [Formerly written {pointal}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pointal — Point al, n. [From {Point}: cf. F. pointal an upright wooden prop, OF. pointille a prick or prickle.] 1. (Bot.) The pistil of a plant. [1913 Webster] 2. A kind of pencil or style used with the tablets of the Middle Ages. A pair of tablets [i. e …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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