Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A curved ruffle or fluted ornament of great variety in form, used in costume, and in architectural and other artistic decoration. Also, erroneously, gadroon.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Arch.) An ornament produced by notching or carving a rounded molding.
- French godron a round plait, godroon. (Wiktionary)
“She pressed a hasty kiss on my burning lips, giving and prolonging it with the violent voluptuousness of fear, as the spurred boots of her sweetheart made the wooden steps of the stairs creak, and the intriguer was in fear of losing her Dutch linen trousseau and her godroon silver pot.”
“But, Jacques, could you envy the trousseau of Dutch linen and the godroon plate that the gentleman is to present me with!”
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