Span"drel (?), n. [From Span.]

1. Arch.

The irregular triangular space between the curve of an arch and the inclosing right angle; or the space between the outer moldings of two contiguous arches and a horizontal line above them, or another arch above and inclosing them.

2.

A narrow mat or passe partout for a picture.

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