bolection

[boh-lek-shuhn]
noun Architecture, Furniture.
a raised molding, especially one having flat edges and a raised center, for framing a panel, doorway, fireplace, etc.
Also, bilection.


Origin:
1700–10; origin uncertain

bolectioned, adjective
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bolection (bəʊˈlɛkʃən)
 
n
architect Also called: bilection a stepped moulding covering and projecting beyond the joint between two members having surfaces at different levels
 
[C18: of unknown origin]

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The hall mantlepiece is comprised of bolection molding with mitered returns.
The limestone bolection archi trave is capped by a panelled frieze and interrupted by a decorative key stone.
There is also a hole in the bolection molding around the basin, located at the intersection of each side.
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