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boultel (plural boultels)

  1. (architecture) A moulding with quarter-circle convexity, found just below the abacus in the Tuscan and Roman Doric capital; a torus; an ovolo.
  2. (architecture) One of the shafts of a clustered column.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for boultel in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)