Fillet
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FILLET

fil'-et (chuT, chashuq):

(1) Chut, from a root not used, meaning probably "to sew," therefore a string or a measuring rod or cord, and so a line, tape, thread, fillet. Jeremiah 52:21 translated "line" (the King James Version "fillet"), measuring 12 cubits long, encircling brass pillars standing 18 cubits high, part of the temple treasure plundered by the Chaldeans; and many other things "that were in the house of Yahweh, did the Chaldeans break in pieces." Translated "thread," used by Rahab, in Joshua 2:18, and "cord," "three fold. is not quickly broken," in Ecclesiastes 4:12.

(2) Chashuq, from a root meaning "to join" and therefore something joined or attached, and so a rail or rod between pillars, i.e. a fillet. The hangings of the court of the tabernacle were supported by brass pillars set in brass sockets, "The hooks of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver" (Exodus 27:10, 11). The embroidered screen for the door of the Tent was supported by five pillars socketed in brass: "And he overlaid their capitals and their fillets with gold" (Exodus 36:38). The pillars for the court and the gate of the court had fillets of silver (Exodus 38:10). The verb is used in Exodus 27:17; Exodus 38:17, "All the pillars of the court were filleted with silver."

William Edward Raffety

Greek
4735. stephanos -- that which surrounds, ie a crown
... a badge of royalty, a prize in the public games or a symbol of honor generally;
but more conspicuous and elaborate than the simple fillet, diadema), literally ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2838. chashuq -- a fillet or ring
... 2837, 2838. chashuq or chashuq. 2839 . a fillet or ring. Transliteration: chashuq
or chashuq Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-shook') Short Definition: bands. ... fillet ...
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3704. keseth -- a band, fillet
... 3703, 3704. keseth. 3705 . a band, fillet. Transliteration: keseth Phonetic
Spelling: (keh'-seth) Short Definition: bands. Word ...
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2339. chut -- thread, cord, line
... cord, fillet, line, thread. From an unused root probably meaning to sew; a string;
by implication, a measuring tape -- cord, fillet, line, thread. 2338, 2339 ...
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2836. chashaq -- to be attached to, love
... Spelling: (khaw-shak') Short Definition: delight. have a delight, have a
desire, fillet, long, set in love A primitive root; to cling ...
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2903. totaphoth -- bands
... frontlet. From an unusued root meaning to go around or bind; a fillet for the forehead
-- frontlet. 2902, 2903. totaphoth. 2904 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Thy Lips are as a Scarlet Fillet; and Thy Speech is Sweet. Thy ...
... CHAPTER IV. 3. Thy lips are as a scarlet fillet; and thy speech is sweet. Thy cheeks
are like a piece of pomegranate, besides that which is hidden within. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/guyon/song of songs of solomon/3 thy lips are as.htm

The Story of the Two Pythagorean Friends, Damon and Pythias...
... For he, having come into the temple of Jupiter, bade them take off the fillet of
gold with which his image was crowned, and to put on one of wool instead ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter v the story of.htm

Elijah, the Praying Prophet
... The intercessor was not to be clothed with an olive branch with its fillet of wood,
the symbol of a suppliant for mercy, but with fire, the symbol of justice ...
/.../bounds/prayer and praying men/v elijah the praying prophet.htm

The Young Titus
... depended from his harness. His head was uncovered and a sheeny purple fillet
showed in the tumbled, dusty black hair. There was no ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter ix the young titus.htm

The Son of the Murket
... lines of green and gold. From the fillet of royalty about her forehead,
an emerald depended between her eyes. Her zone was a broad ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xvii the son of.htm

Chapter iv.
... like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely; thy temples are like a piece
of a pomegranate within thy locks.3. Thy lips are as a scarlet fillet; and thy ...
//christianbookshelf.org/guyon/song of songs of solomon/chapter iv.htm

Should Wish, Therefore, to See Jupiter, the Father of the Gods...
... witnesses being removed, tearing away the membranes circumjectas prolibus, and bringing
them to his mother, still hot with rage, as a kind of fillet [4419] to ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/23 i should wish therefore.htm

If You Give a Grape to Him when Hungry...
... Will he declare for what purposes of dress the stragula [3551] was made, the coif,
[3552] zone, [3553] fillet, cushion, handkerchief, cloak, veil, napkin, furs ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/23 if you give a.htm

A Bishop's Special Office is to Teach; St. ...
... The infula was a flock of red and white wool formed into a fillet, and worn
on the head; from which ribands hung down on either side. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter i a bishops special.htm

Of the Erythr├Žan Sibyl, who Pointed in a Prophetic Acrostic at ...
... Sibyl, then, who herself assures us that she lived in the sixth generation after
the flood, was a priestess of Apollo, who wore the sacred fillet in imitation ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xviii of the erythraean sibyl.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head.

2. (n.) A piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a long strip rolled together and tied.

3. (n.) A thin strip or ribbon; esp.: (a) A strip of metal from which coins are punched. (b) A strip of card clothing. (c) A thin projecting band or strip.

4. (n.) A concave filling in of a reentrant angle where two surfaces meet, forming a rounded corner.

5. (n.) A narrow flat member; especially, a flat molding separating other moldings; a reglet; also, the space between two flutings in a shaft.

6. (n.) An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position.

7. (n.) The thread of a screw.

8. (n.) A border of broad or narrow lines of color or gilt.

9. (n.) The raised molding about the muzzle of a gun.

10. (n.) Any scantling smaller than a batten.

11. (n.) A fascia; a band of fibers; applied esp. to certain bands of white matter in the brain.

12. (n.) The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests.

13. (v. t.) To bind, furnish, or adorn with a fillet.

Thesaurus
Fillet (1 Occurrence)
... of the saddle rests. 13. (vt) To bind, furnish, or adorn with a fillet. Int.
Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FILLET. fil'-et (chuT, chashuq ...
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Crown (94 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A wreath or garland, or any ornamental fillet encircling the head, especially
as a reward of victory or mark of honorable distinction; hence, anything ...
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List (17 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of
broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet. 10. ...
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Filleted (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Fillet. Multi-Version Concordance
Filleted (3 Occurrences). Exodus 27:17 All the pillars ...
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Fillest (1 Occurrence)

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Frontlet (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A frontal or brow band; a fillet or band worn
on the forehead. 2. (n.) A frown (likened to a frontlet). ...
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Roller (2 Occurrences)
... in husbandry and the arts. 2. (n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long
and broad bandage used in surgery. 3. (n.) One of series ...
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Ribbon (7 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some
part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes. ...
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Diadem (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Originally, an ornamental head band or fillet, worn by Eastern monarchs
as a badge of royalty; hence (later), also, a crown, in general. ...
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Binder (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Anything that binds, as a fillet, cord, rope, or band; a bandage; -- esp.
the principal piece of timber intended to bind together any building. ...
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Bible Concordance
Fillet (1 Occurrence)

Jeremiah 52:21 And concerning the pillars, the height of one pillar was eighteen cubits; and a fillet of twelve cubits did compass it; and the thickness thereof was four fingers: it was hollow.
(KJV WBS)

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