- (in a Doric entablature) a fillet, continuing a triglyph beneath the taenia, from which guttae are suspended.
Origin of regula
1555–65; < Latin rēgula ruler, pattern (akin to rēx king, regere to rule; see -ule)
Also called guttae band.
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Examples from the Web for regula
Six furlongs is Regula's distance, and she will then lie down and die.
Only four of the nuns have taken the vows according to the regula.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
But the symbol became more and more the support of the regula.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)
Regula Baddun's owner, waiting by the two bricks, gave one deep sigh of relief, and cantered back to the stand.
Regular properly relates to a rule (regula) more definite than the law of antecedent and consequent.Write It Right