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dosseret

[dos-uh-ret] /ˌdɒs əˈrɛt/
noun, Architecture.
1.
a supplementary capital or thickened abacus, as in Byzantine architecture.
Also called impost block.
Origin of dosseret
1860-1865
1860-65; < French, diminutive of dossier dosser1
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