bolection

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bolection (plural bolections)

  1. (architecture) A moulding that covers a joint, especially between joints between surfaces on different levels.
    • 1996, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Abacus 2013, p. 62:
      your disk of white light trembling like the moon on water as it plays over the identical bureaus, the recessions of closet and room's front door, door's frame's bolections [...].