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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stringcourse or horizontal suit of mouldings, such as the base mouldings of a building.
  • n. The development of the surface of a body on a plane, so that the dimensions of the different sides may be easily ascertained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A string-course or horizontal suit of moldings, such as the base moldings of a building.
  • n. The development of the surface of a body on a plane, so that the dimensions of the different sides may be easily ascertained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In arch.:
  • n. A course of horizontal moldings, as the base-moldings of a building.
  • n. The development of the surface of any solid on a plane, so that the dimensions of its different sides may readily be obtained. Also ledgement, and formerly liggement, legement.

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