What does pointel mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graver, graving tool, pointel, pointrelnoun

    a tool used by an engraver

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pointelnoun

    Any thing on a point.

    These poises or pointels are, for the most part, little balls, set at the top of a slender stalk, which they can move every way at pleasure. William Derham, Physico-Theology.


  1. pointel

    A pointel is a small, pointed instrument, tool or stylus, typically used in artwork for engraving or etching delicate details. It can also refer to a pointed steel tool used by watchmakers or clockmakers. In hosiery, the term signifies a mesh pattern in stockings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pointelnoun

    see Pointal

  2. Etymology: [From Point. Cf. Pointal.]


  1. Pointel

    Pointel is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pointel

    poin′tel, n. a sharp instrument: any sharp-pointed thing. [O. Fr.,—Low L. punctillum, a little point.]

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  1. topline

  2. pontile

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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