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listel

listel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  2.  A  limit  or  boundary;  a  border. 
 
  The  very  list,  the  very  utmost  bound,  Of  all  our 
  fortunes.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  The  lobe  of  the  ear;  the  ear  itself  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  4.  A  stripe.  [Obs.]  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  5.  A  roll  or  catalogue,  that  is  row  or  line  a  record  of 
  names  as  a  list  of  names  books,  articles;  a  list  of 
  ratable  estate. 
 
  He  was  the  ablest  emperor  of  all  the  list.  --Bacon. 
 
  6.  (Arch.)  A  little  square  molding;  a  fillet;  --  called  also 
  {listel}. 
 
  7.  (Carp.)  A  narrow  strip  of  wood,  esp.  sapwood,  cut  from  the 
  edge  of  a  plank  or  board. 
 
  8.  (Rope  Making)  A  piece  of  woolen  cloth  with  which  the  yarns 
  are  grasped  by  a  workman. 
 
  9.  (Tin-plate  Manuf.) 
  a  The  first  thin  coat  of  tin. 
  b  A  wirelike  rim  of  tin  left  on  an  edge  of  the  plate 
  after  it  is  coated. 
 
  {Civil  list}  (Great  Britain  &  U.S.),  the  civil  officers  of 
  government,  as  judges,  ambassadors,  secretaries,  etc 
  Hence  the  revenues  or  appropriations  of  public  money  for 
  the  support  of  the  civil  officers.  More  recently,  the 
  civil  list,  in  England,  embraces  only  the  expenses  of  the 
  reigning  monarch's  household. 
 
  {Free  list}. 
  a  A  list  of  articles  admitted  to  a  country  free  of  duty. 
  b  A  list  of  persons  admitted  to  any  entertainment,  as  a 
  theater  or  opera,  without  payment,  or  to  whom  a 
  periodical,  or  the  like  is  furnished  without  cost. 
 
  Syn:  Roll;  catalogue;  register;  inventory;  schedule. 
 
  Usage:  {List},  {Boll},  {Catalogue},  {Register},  {Inventory}, 
  {Schedule}.  A  list  is  properly  a  simple  series  of 
  names  etc.,  in  a  brief  form  such  as  might  naturally 
  be  entered  in  a  narrow  strip  of  paper.  A  roll  was 
  originally  a  list  containing  the  names  of  persons 
  belonging  to  a  public  body  (as  Parliament,  etc.), 
  which  was  rolled  up  and  laid  aside  among  its  archives. 
  A  catalogue  is  a  list  of  persons  or  things  arranged  in 
  order  and  usually  containing  some  description  of  the 
  same  more  or  less  extended.  A  register  is  designed 
  for  record  or  preservation.  An  inventory  is  a  list  of 
  articles,  found  on  hand  in  a  store  of  goods,  or  in  the 
  estate  of  a  deceased  person,  or  under  similar 
  circumstances.  A  schedule  is  a  formal  list  or 
  inventory  prepared  for  legal  or  business  purposes. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Listel  \List"el\,  n.  [F.  listel,  dim.  of  liste  fillet,  list.  See 
  {List}  the  edge.]  (Arch.) 
  Same  as  {List},  n.,  6.