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modillion. Projecting bracket resembling a horizontal rather than vertical console fixed in series under the soffit of the cornice of the Composite, Corinthian, and (occasionally) Roman Ionic Orders, expressive of a cantilever. Modillions are regularly spaced, their centre-lines relating to the vertical axes of columns, and have coffers set between them under the corona. A plain rectangular block in the same position is a block or uncut modillion, or a variety of mutule.

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modillion (archit.) projecting bracket in certain orders. XVI. — F. modillon, † modiglion — It. modiglione :- Rom. *mutellione, f. *mutellus, for L. mutulus MUTULE.

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