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- noun Architecture A band of convex molding carved with ornamental beading or reeding.
- noun An ornamental band, used especially in silverwork, embellished with fluting, reeding, or another continuous pattern.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun Any of a series of raised decorative curves used as adornments on the necks of vases, silverware, etc.
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Bronze bowls (gilt) with gadroon or lotus ornament (moulded) in later period.
How to Observe in Archaeology Various
Of the formations mentioned, the source of only one seems to be unclear -- gadroon; here the French origins are ambiguous, but Provençal < Latin guttus seems less than likely.