boltel
Boultel Boul"tel, Boultin Boul"tin, n. (Arch.) (a) A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo. (b) One of the shafts of a clustered column. [Written also {bowtel}, {boltel}, {boultell}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Boltel — Bol tel, n. See {Boultel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boltel — /bohl teuhl/, n. Archit. 1. Also, boutel, boutell, bowtel, bowtell. a convex molding, as a torus or ovolo. 2. Also, bottle. a curved fractable. [1425 75; late ME boltell, equiv. to bolt BOLT1 + ell n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • boltel — bol·tel …   English syllables

  • boltel — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowtel — or bowtell variant of boltel * * * /boht l/, n. boltel (def. 1). Also, bowtell. * * * bowtel(l variant of boltel, a plain circular moulding …   Useful english dictionary

  • boutell — variant of boltel * * * boutell variant of boltel, and boultel …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowtell — I. noun see boltel II. see bowtel * * * bowtel(l variant of boltel, a plain circular moulding …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boultel — Boul tel, Boultin Boul tin, n. (Arch.) (a) A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo. (b) One of the shafts of a clustered column.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boultell — Boultel Boul tel, Boultin Boul tin, n. (Arch.) (a) A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo. (b) One of the shafts of a clustered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boultin — Boultel Boul tel, Boultin Boul tin, n. (Arch.) (a) A molding, the convexity of which is one fourth of a circle, being a member just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo. (b) One of the shafts of a clustered… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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