Quarterfoil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Quarterfoil (Arch) An ornamental foliation having four lobes, or foils.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n quarterfoil See quatrefoil.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Quarterfoil (archit.) an ornamental carving disposed in four segments of circles like an expanded flower
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Quarier, + foil,: cf. F. quatre,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. quartariusquartus, fourth.