boltel

[bohl-tuh l]

noun Architecture.

Also boutel, boutell, bowtel, bowtell. a convex molding, as a torus or ovolo.
Also bottle. a curved fractable.

Nearby words

  1. bolt hole,
  2. bolt upright,
  3. bolt-action,
  4. bolt-hole,
  5. bolt-on,
  6. bolter,
  7. bolthead,
  8. bolting cloth,
  9. bolton,
  10. boltonia

Origin of boltel

1425–75; late Middle English boltell, equivalent to bolt bolt1 + -ell noun suffix

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