from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A collection of cables.
  • v. Present participle of cable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The decoration of a fluted shaft of a column or of a pilaster with reeds, or rounded moldings, which seem to be laid in the hollows of the fluting. These are limited in length to about one third of the height of the shaft.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The filling of the flutes of a column with cable-moldings.
  • n. Hence The cable-moldings themselves.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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