Definition of "architraves" []

  • Plural form of architrave. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "architraves" in a sentence
  • "This will allow us to focus mainly on the upper structure of the building, namely the architraves, cornices, cassettes, and gables."
  • "In view of the fact that on the architraves (almost certainly from the south portico) copied by K. Lanckoronski in 1884-1886, the beginning of the dedication could be read as "Because of the victory of the Lord Emperor Caesar Marcus [then missing: Aurelius] C [ommodus Antoninus and], a text occupying no less than three architraves, which is the same as the erased part on our preserved pieces, there seems to be nothing abnormal here."
  • "Now my bedroom was painted a sombre pale grey, with charcoal skirting boards and architraves."