Boultel
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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  • boultel — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   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

  • bowtel — 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

  • bultell — bultell(e var. of boultel, Obs., a sieve, sieve cloth. (Owing to a misunderstanding of the passage in Act 51 Hen. III (quoted s.v. boultel) the word bultel was explained in Blount Law Dict. 1670 as ‘the refuse of the Meal after it is dressed by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bultelle — bultell(e var. of boultel, Obs., a sieve, sieve cloth. (Owing to a misunderstanding of the passage in Act 51 Hen. III (quoted s.v. boultel) the word bultel was explained in Blount Law Dict. 1670 as ‘the refuse of the Meal after it is dressed by… …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • boult —   , bolt   v.t. sift.    ♦ boultel, n. sifting cloth.    ♦ boulter, n. one who sifts; sieve; fishing line with many hooks …   Dictionary of difficult words

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