(), n. [Bag + reef.] (Naut.) The lower reef of fore and aft sails; also, the upper reef of topsails. Ham. Nav. Encyc.
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(), n. [F., a ring] (Arch.) The annular molding or group of moldings dividing a long shaft or clustered column into two or more parts.
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} (), n. [F. baguette, prop. a rod It. bacchetta, fr. L. baculum, baculu stick, staff.] 1. (Arch.) A small molding, like the astragal, but smaller; a bead.
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2. (Zol) One of the minute bodies seen in the divided nucleoli of some Infusoria after conjugation.
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