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On drawings, abbr. for elevation.

ell, el

1.A secondary wing or extension of a building at right angles to its principal dimension.
2. Same as elbow.
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rare Biblical appellation of the Lord. [Judaism: Wigoder, 169]
See: God
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.