men, the top or ridge, of consequence
the ridge piece. Columens, from whence
columns derive their name. This must,
therefore, be what we call the king-post.
Transtrce, if the span of the roof is great,
these therefore may be considered as
large or principal rafters ; to these are
added tapreoli, struts, or braces; can-*
terii, small or comon rafters, project-
ing to the extremities of the eaves ;
templa, cross, or longitudinal pieces,
which serve to support or strengthen the
asseres, or laths which support the tiles
Rotunda, a building which is round both
within and without.
Rustic, the term is applied to those stones
inabuildingwhich are hatched or picked
in holes, resembling a natural rough ap-
Saloon, a lofty, vaulted, spacious hall or
Scapus, the shaft of a column.
Scima. See Cyma.