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apophyge


apophyge


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apophyge  \A*poph"y*ge\,  n.  [Gr.  'apofygh`  escape,  in  arch.  the 
  curve  with  which  the  shaft  escapes  into  its  base  or  capital, 
  fr  'apofey`gein  to  flee  away  'apo`  from  +  fey`gein  to  flee: 
  cf  F.  apophyge.]  (Arch.) 
  The  small  hollow  curvature  given  to  the  top  or  bottom  of  the 
  shaft  of  a  column  where  it  expands  to  meet  the  edge  of  the 
  fillet;  --  called  also  the  {scape}.  --Parker.