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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Apophyge (Arch) The small hollow curvature given to the top or bottom of the shaft of a column where it expands to meet the edge of the fillet; -- called also the scape.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n apophyge In architecture: That part of a column of one of the more ornate orders which is molded into a concave sweep where the shaft springs from the base or terminates in the capital. Sometimes called the scape or spring of the column. See order. The hollow or scotia beneath the echinus of the Doric capital, occurring in some archaic examples, and relinquished as the style advanced. Also called apophysis and congé.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'apofygh` escape, in arch. the curve with which the shaft escapes into its base or capital, fr. 'apofey`gein to flee away; 'apo` from + fey`gein to flee: cf. F. apophyge,


In literature:

Apophyges (molding) 95 191.
"Carpentry for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe