angle capital

noun

: the capital of a corner column
especially : a capital modified from the ordinary form so as to face on both sides of the corner (as in the Ionic order)

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angle capital was in 1842

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“Angle capital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20capital. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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