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bolection

[ boh-lek-shuhn ]

noun

, Architecture, Furniture.
  1. a raised molding, especially one having flat edges and a raised center, for framing a panel, doorway, fireplace, etc.


bolection

/ bəʊˈlɛkʃən /

noun

  1. architect a stepped moulding covering and projecting beyond the joint between two members having surfaces at different levels Also calledbilection


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Other Words From

  • bo·lectioned adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bolection1

First recorded in 1700–10; origin uncertain

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bolection1

C18: of unknown origin

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Example Sentences

The framed wainscot of small panels gave way to the large bolection moulded panelling.

If the joint has square edges a rebate may be formed to accommodate a panel by fixing a bolection moulding around the frame.

A section of the bolection mould planted on the frame is shown in the lower figure.

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