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bolection

[ boh-lek-shuhn ]
/ boʊˈlɛk ʃən /
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noun Architecture, Furniture.
a raised molding, especially one having flat edges and a raised center, for framing a panel, doorway, fireplace, etc.
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Also bilection.

Origin of bolection

First recorded in 1700–10; origin uncertain

OTHER WORDS FROM bolection

bo·lec·tioned, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for bolection

bolection
/ (bəʊˈlɛkʃən) /

noun
architect a stepped moulding covering and projecting beyond the joint between two members having surfaces at different levelsAlso called: bilection

Word Origin for bolection

C18: of unknown origin
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