dosseret

noun
dos·​se·​ret | \¦däsə¦ret\
plural -s

Definition of dosseret 

: a clearly defined block resting on the capital of a column and serving as an extra impost in Byzantine and Romanesque architecture

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History and Etymology for dosseret

French, from Middle French, small dosser, diminutive of dossier

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