boltel

noun bol·tel \ˈbōltəl\
variants: less commonly

bowtel

or

bowtell

or

boutell

\ˈbōtəl\

Definition of boltel

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a torus or ovolo; especially :  one just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital

  2. 2 :  one of the shafts of a clustered pier

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Origin and Etymology of boltel

Middle English, perhaps, from 1bolt + -el


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