Coussinet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coussinet (Arch) A stone placed on the impost of a pier for receiving the first stone of an arch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coussinet In architecture, a member of the Ionic capital between the abacus and the echinus.
    • n coussinet In an Ionic capital, a roll or baluster-shaped member which is carried horizontally from one volute to another. There are two in each capital. See cut at *collarino.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., dim. of coussin cushion,. See Cushionet

Usage

In literature:

Cone bearings Coussinets a cones.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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