Definition for MO-DIL'LION

MO-DIL'LION, n. [modil'yun; It. modiglione; Fr. modillon; from L. modiolus, from modus.]

In architecture, an ornament in the cornice of the Ionic, Corinthian and Composite columns; a sort of bracket serving to support the projecture of the larmier or drip; a dental. Encyc. Harris.

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