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Pavilion

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PAVILION, n. pavil'yun. L. papilio, a butterfly, and a pavilion.

1. A tent a temporary movable habitation.
2. In architecture, a kind of turret or building, usually insulated and contained under a single roof sometimes square and sometimes in the form of a dome. Sometimes a pavilion is a projecting part in the front of a building sometimes it flanks a corner.
3. In military affairs, a tent raised on posts. The word is sometimes used for a flag, colors, ensign or banner.
4. In heraldry, a covering in form of a tent,investing the armories of kings.
5. Among jewelers,the under side and corner of brilliants, lying between the girdle and collet.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Pavilion'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/p/pavilion.html.

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