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The bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint.  Synonyms: anklebone, astragalus, talus.
A beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture.  Synonyms: bead, beading, beadwork.

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"Astragal" Quotes from Famous Books

... for the Plinth, marked I; that above, marked K, is for the Thorus, and for the Conge or Apophygis. BB is the Capital, which height is equal to its Base: It's divided into three; the first marked L, is for the Gorge, with the Conge and the Astragal; the second, marked M, is for the Echinus or quarter-round; the third, marked N, is for the Plinthus or Abacus, called by the French Tallor. C is one of the Faces of the Sabliers which serve instead of an Architrave. EE is the under ...
— An Abridgment of the Architecture of Vitruvius - Containing a System of the Whole Works of that Author • Vitruvius

Words linked to "Astragal" :   bone, mortise joint, ankle joint, os, bead and quirk, ankle, moulding, articulatio talocruralis, molding, quirk bead

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