A short plain concave section between the capital and the shaft of a classical Doric or Tuscan column.
More example sentences
- A more elaborate Doric capital of white marble, with flutes on the necking, is stored west of the building, to the west of the marble throne in room A.
- This capital cannot be associated with the plain marble drum because of its size and the flutes on the necking.
- I rolled my eyes; Margie could hardly be over fifteen, but I signed her photo anyway, and left it on a coffee table for her to pick it up, after her necking time with Harry was over.
Definition of necking in:
- The US English dictionary