Definition of Multifoils

1. Noun. (plural of multifoil) ¹



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Definition of Multifoils

1. multifoil [n] - See also: multifoil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multifoils

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multifoil
multifoils (current term)
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Literary usage of Multifoils

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1. A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture by John Henry Parker (1838)
"... and multifoils. The cusps are sometimes feathered again, and this is called double feathering.1 They were first introduced in the twelfth century. ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1898)
"... and multifoils. These last, along with the whole of the lower of the e point, whereat they are cut away to receive the thrust of the higher part. ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1893)
"The font is an octagonal bowl with late and bold panneling, with multifoils upon eight clustered columns. There is a large marble monument by Bacon, ..."

4. The Rudiments of Architecture and Building for the Use of Architects by John Bullock (1865)
"Smalls arcs or foils in the tracery of Gothic windows. According to the numbers uniting, they are called trefoils, quatrefoils, cinquefoils, or multifoils. ..."

5. Remarks on the Architecture of the Middle Ages, Especially of Italy by Robert Willis (1835)
"5, 6., from S. Gereon, Cologne, have multifoils under semi-circles, and Fig. 9., from the front of S. Fermo, Verona, has ogee-headed trefoils under pointed ..."

6. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1858)
"The clerestory is composed of a series of multifoils of a triangular- ising form. We shall describe the painted glass of the entire church separately. ..."

7. Notes on the Churches of Lancashire by Stephen Richard Glynne (1893)
"The font is an octagonal bowl with late and bold panneling, with multifoils upon eight clustered columns. There is a large marble monument by Bacon, ..."

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