noun Architecture, Furniture.
Origin of astragal
Examples from the Web for astragal
The style of carving of the cymatium with its astragal should be the Lesbian.
Fig. 265 is a rebated joint with loose tongue-slip and astragal mould, suitable for frames over 11⁄4 in.
An enlarged section of the astragal mould which is grooved to fit on the bar which forms the rebate is also shown.
It is distinguished from the astragal because it casts less of a shadow above and below.Carpentry for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
At the bottom the capital should be of the thickness of the top of the column omitting the congé and astragal.
British Dictionary definitions for astragal
- Also called: bead a small convex moulding, usually with a semicircular cross section
- a moulding having the form of a string of beads