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 column. [Written also {bowtel}, {boltel}, {boultell}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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

  • 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

  • bowtel — /boht l/, n. boltel (def. 1). Also, bowtell. * * * …   Universalium

  • Elizabeth Bowtel — Elizabeth Boutell Elizabeth Boutell, née Davenport au début des années 1650, et décédée en 1715, fut une actrice britannique de la période de la Restauration. Les dates précises de sa naissance et de sa mort restent inconnues. Elle a joué dans la …   Wikipédia en Français

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

  • 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

  • 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

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