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Meaning of DENTIL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Den"til\, n. [LL. dentillus, for L. denticulus. Cf.
{Dentelli}, {Denticle}, {Dentile}.] (Arch.)
A small square block or projection in cornices, a number of
which are ranged in an ornamental band; -- used particularly
in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders.

 

 

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