noun or cillery (-es)
Etymology: alteration of earlier celure bed canopy, bed hangings, tapestry. from Middle English celure, sillour, siller, from Old French celeure ceiling, canopy, from Medieval Latin celatura canopy, carved ceiling, from Latin caelatura carving, from caelare to carve — more at ceil
obsolete : the carved ornamentation of the capital of a column

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cilery — n. leaflike type of ornament or sculpted decoration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cillery — variant of cilery …   Useful english dictionary

  • silery — obs. variant of cilery …   Useful english dictionary

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