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n.1.(Arch.) Paving or flooring made of small squares or lozenges set diagonally.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Per apered a paume, with poyntel in fyngres, Pat watz grysly and gret, and grymly he wrytes; Non oper forme bot a fust faylande pe wryste Pared on pe parget, purtrayed lettres.
They had two children, Captain John Henry Godfrey Crane, who sadly died of Blackwater fever at Accra on the Gold Coast, and Joyce Marrianne Poyntel Crane, great grandmother of the present Lord of the Manor of Habberley.