Each of the main stalks which support the volutes and helices of a Corinthian capital.
The stalk of a plant, specially a herbaceous stem with its all-natural condition.
An herbaceous or woody stem which bears leaves, and may keep plants.
In design, one of the most significant stalks or leaves which spring from between your acanthusleaves for the second row on each side of the typical Corinthian money, consequently they are held to support the volutes at the angles. Compare cauliculus
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...