Definition of Modillions

1. Noun. (plural of modillion) ¹



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Definition of Modillions

1. modillion [n] - See also: modillion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modillions

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modified zinc oxide-eugenol cement
modifieds
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modifier gene
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modillions (current term)
modiolar
modioli
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Literary usage of Modillions

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1. De Luxe Illustrated Catalogue of the Extensive and Very Valuable Artistic ...by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association by Luigi Orselli, Horace Townsend, American Art Association (1921)
"Lower part stepped and bracketed by voluted modillions. Acanthus-leaf pendant with iron ring. Completely gilt. Height, 37 inches. 763-—VENETIAN GILT WOOD ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"The modillions are horizontal consoles, in width equal to their height, bearing large ... Resting upon the modillions is the corona, surmounted by a small ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"The bed mouldings of the cornice, when decorated with modillions, occupy about f of the total height; when no modillions exist, only one-half is taken up by ..."

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