annulated column

noun

variants or annulated shaft
: a column made up of a cluster of shafts seemingly held together by an annular band at intervals but commonly worked on an interposed stone plate whose edge slightly projects and often found in clustered piers of Gothic churches

Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of annulated column was in 1774

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“Annulated column.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annulated%20column. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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