A French term used to express a small wing; also applied to a pilaster or a buttress.
Related term(s): Pilaster; Buttress
Source information: Britton, John, F.S.A. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages. J. Le Keux, illus. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Paternoster Row; and the Author, Burton Street, 1838. 14.