Definition of Chaptrel

1. n. An impost.



Definition of Chaptrel

1. Noun. (architecture obsolete) An impost. ¹

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Definition of Chaptrel

1. the capital of a pillar [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaptrel

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chaptrel (current term)
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Literary usage of Chaptrel

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"chaptrel. A. A small capital. B. A capital not projecting on all sides, as of a pilaster or vaulting shaft. CHAPU, HENRI MICHEL ANTOINE; sculptor; b. Sept. ..."

2. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"chaptrel. In Gothic architecture, the capital of a pier or column whb receives an arch. Charnel House. A place for depositing the bones which might be ..."

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