An ornament in a Doric frieze, consisting of a projecting block having on its face two parallel vertical glyphs or grooves and two half grooves or chamfers on either vertical end, that separates the metopes.
"Galactopoietic may be the most beautiful word in English. It comes from the Greek gala, for 'milk' or 'milky' (as in galaxy or milky way), plus poiesis—to 'make or create' (as in the word poet).
"My doe is galactopoietic; she has the ability to produce milk. Does that make her, like all nursing mothers, a poet of milk?" —Brad Kessler, Goat Song: A Seasonal Life, A Short History of Herding, and the Art of Making Cheese. pp. 122.
"'So you had a sex change,' Marshall Gardiner said, dismissing it like he might brush off a wartime affair. 'We both have histories. You are and I am our mass apperceptions.'" - Kendrick Blackwood, 'A Woman Scorned,' The Pitch, 2001.