dosseret

[dos-uh-ret]

noun Architecture.

a supplementary capital or thickened abacus, as in Byzantine architecture.

Nearby words

  1. dosing strip,
  2. doss,
  3. doss house,
  4. dossal,
  5. dosser,
  6. dosshouse,
  7. dossier,
  8. dossil,
  9. dost,
  10. dostoevsky

Origin of dosseret

1860–65; < French, diminutive of dossier dosser1

Also called impost block.

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