Definition of Cavettos
1. cavetto [n] - See also: cavetto
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cavettos
Literary usage of Cavettos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Design and Construction of Harbours: A Treatise on Maritime Engineering by Thomas Stevenson (1874)
"Weight better than Strength—Lighthouse Masonry—Effect of Configuration of Rocks—Forces from outside of Masonry—Horizontal Force—cavettos and ..."
2. Mortars, Plasters, Stuccos, Artificial Marble, Concretes, Portland Cements by Frederick Thomas Hodgson (1916)
"The difference between the diminished members and the regular members will be most noticeable on the adjoining members, the vertical fillets of the cavettos ..."
3. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin (1853)
"the design of the tracery; while 13. and 14. are left without the roll at the base of their cavettos on the uppermost sides, which are turned to narrow ..."
4. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"A running undercut ornament, generally in the form of a vine with grapes, used to fill cavettos and other continuous hollows in a group of mouldings, ..."