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- n. The finishing course of a wall showing above a cornice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The finishing course of a wall showing above a cornice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, a plain member of square profile, either a single course of stone, or built up of bricks or the like to the required height, surmounting a cornice in the Roman and Renaissance styles. Its vertical face is usually in the plane of the wall or frieze below the cornice.
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