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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A moulding with quarter-circle convexity, found just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo.
  • n. One of the shafts of a clustered column.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.
  • n. One of the shafts of a clustered column.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as boltel.
  • n. A kind of cloth made for sifting; hence, a sieve.
  • n. The bran or refuse of meal after dressing.

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