from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name given to a form of capital, much used in the Romanesque style, modeled like a bowl, the upper part of which is cut away on four sides, leaving vertical faces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, a capital of such form as to appear like a cushion pressed upon by the weight of the entablature.
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