Femerell
Femerell Fem"er*ell, n. [OF. fumeraille part of a chimney. See {Fume}.] (Arch.) A lantern, or louver covering, placed on a roof, for ventilation or escape of smoke. [1913 Webster]

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  • femerell — ˈfem(ə)rəl, məˌrel noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English femerell, fumerel, from Middle French fumeraille & fumeril, modification of Late Latin fumariolum vent, smoke hole more at fumarole : a small open structure on a roof (as of a medieval… …   Useful english dictionary

  • femerell — noun The lantern, louvre, or covering placed in the ridge of a hall roof for the purpose of ventilation or letting out the smoke of the fire kindled on a central hearth …   Wiktionary

  • femerell — fem·er·ell …   English syllables

  • Femeral — Fem er*al, n. (Arch.) See {Femerell}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fume — (f[=u]m), n. [L. fumus; akin to Skr. dh[=u]ma smoke, dh[=u] to shake, fan a flame, cf. Gr. qy ein to sacrifice, storm, rage, qy mon, qy mos, thyme, and perh. to E. dust: cf. OF. fum smoke, F. fum[ e]e. Cf. {Dust}, n., {Femerell}, {Thyme}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fumerell — Fu mer*ell, n. (Arch.) See {Femerell}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In a fume — Fume Fume (f[=u]m), n. [L. fumus; akin to Skr. dh[=u]ma smoke, dh[=u] to shake, fan a flame, cf. Gr. qy ein to sacrifice, storm, rage, qy mon, qy mos, thyme, and perh. to E. dust: cf. OF. fum smoke, F. fum[ e]e. Cf. {Dust}, n., {Femerell},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fomerel — fomerel(l, il obs. forms of femerell …   Useful english dictionary

  • fomerell — fomerel(l, il obs. forms of femerell …   Useful english dictionary

  • fumerel — fumerel(l, ill obs. forms of femerell …   Useful english dictionary

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