back fillet

noun

Definition of back fillet

: the edge or fillet by which a slightly projecting part (such as a quoin or architrave) returns to the face of the wall

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Other Words from back fillet

back-filleted \ ˈ⸗¦⸗⸗⸗ \ adjective

First Known Use of back fillet

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Back fillet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20fillet. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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