astragal astragal

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
  2. (n) a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture

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  • Book recommendations from Moe's Books

    Book recommendations from Moe's Books Recommendations of new books from the staffs of a rotating list of Bay Area independent bookstores. Astragal,by Albertine Sarrazin: A reissue of the 1967 sensation, this novel by the French Algerian writer begins with a woman breaking a bone in her ankle, called an astragal, as she jumps a prison wall. The best novel of the year, with equal parts dry humor ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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amalgamation amalgamation
/ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən /