boltel

noun bol·tel \ ˈbōltəl \
variants: or less commonly bowtel or bowtell or boutell \ˈbōtᵊl\

Definition of boltel

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