- a pavement of tile mosaic forming an abstract design.
Sometimes poyn·tell [poin-tel] /ˈpɔɪn tɛl/, poyn·till [poin-til] /ˈpɔɪn tɪl/.
Origin of pointel
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Hence markede is 'wrote down'; and pointel refers to the stilus.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)
Upon the plain wall, a palm with pointel in fingers is seen writing.
Pointel, poin′tel, n. a sharp instrument: any sharp-pointed thing.