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entablature

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en=tab=la=ture

CIDE DICTIONARY

entablaturen. [OF. entablature: cf. It intavolatura, fr. LL. intabulare to construct a basis; L. in + tabulatum board work, flooring, fr. tabula. See Table.].
     The superstructure which lies horizontally upon the columns. See Illust. of Column, Cornice.  [1913 Webster]
    " It is commonly divided into architrave, the part immediately above the column; frieze, the central space; and cornice, the upper projecting moldings."  Parker.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

entablature, n. Archit. the upper part of a classical building supported by columns or a colonnade, comprising architrave, frieze, and cornice.

Etymology
It. intavolatura f. intavolare board up (as IN-(2), tavola table)

ROGET THESAURUS

entablature

Summit

N summit, summity, top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning point, turn of the tide, fountain head, water shed, water parting, sky, pole, tip, tip top, crest, crow's nest, cap, truck, nib, end, crown, brow, head, nob, noddle, pate, capsheaf, high places, heights, topgallant mast, sky scraper, quarter deck, hurricane deck, architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus, capital, epistyle, sconce, pediment, entablature, tympanum, ceiling, attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story, summit conference, summit, peak of achievement, peak of performance, peaks and troughs, peaks and valleys (in graphs), highest &c (high), top, top most, upper most, tiptop, culminating, meridian, meridional, capital, head, polar, supreme, supernal, topgallant, atop, at the top of the tree, en flute, fleur deau.


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