(?), n. [From Point: cf. F. pointal an upright wooden prop, OF. pointille a prick or prickle.] 1. (Bot.) The pistil of a plant.
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2. A kind of pencil or style used with the tablets of the Middle Ages. "A pair of tablets [i. e., tablets] . . . and a pointel." Chaucer.
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3. (Arch.) See Poyntel. [Obs. or R.]
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