Chaptrel
Chaptrel \Chap"trel\, n. [See {Chapiter}.] (Arch.) An impost. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • chaptrel — /chap treuhl/, n. Archit. 1. a capital, as on a pilaster or vaulting shaft, engaged in masonry on one or more sides. 2. a small capital. [1670 80; CHAPTER + el < L ellum dim. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • chaptrel — chap·trel …   English syllables

  • chaptrel — ˈchaptrəl noun ( s) Etymology: irregular from chapiter + el : impost III …   Useful english dictionary

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