from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having crockets, or terminal snags: said of stags' horns.
  • Furnished with crockets; ornamented with crockets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Arch.) Ornamented with crockets.

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  • adjective architecture Having a crocket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of a gable or spire) furnished with a crocket (an ornament in the form of curved or bent foliage)


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crocket +‎ -ed


  • The lower portion contains, on each side, a pair of two-light windows, glazed, each divided by a transom, and their heads having an ogee label crocketed and finished with a tall finial also crocketed.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Durham A Description of Its Fabric and A Brief History of the Espiscopal See

  • I had been long by the waterside at this lower end of the valley, plaiting a little crown of woodbine crocketed with sprigs of heath — to please my grandfather, who likes to see me gay at supper-time.

    Lorna Doone

  • He leaned back on this support with his face to the tower of the cathedral, now admirably commanded by their station, the high red-brown mass, square and subordinately spired and crocketed, retouched and restored, but charming to his long-sealed eyes and with the first swallows of the year weaving their flight all round it.

    The Ambassadors

  • On my right I could see across the cornfields the two crocketed, rustic spires of

    Swann's Way

  • Choir, and are flanked with double buttresses at the angles, upon which are set larger pinnacles crocketed.

    Ely Cathedral

  • The bishop is represented as in the act of benediction, with a pastoral staff, and in full pontificals; his head is shown as resting on a cushion, and is surmounted by a trefoil arch with a crocketed gable, and a censer-bearing angel on each side.

    Ely Cathedral

  • St. Guenolé consists of an unfinished square tower, with crocketed pinnacles and a porch of considerable size, under a large mullioned window of the fifteenth century.

    Brittany & Its Byways

  • Beatrice, Sir Otho's wife -- each under a monumental arch, with hanging tracery and a crocketed ogee canopy.

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • The gable point is adorned with an ornamented cross, which has been restored at the expense of Lady Mildred Hope; and a crocketed pinnacle at the south-east corner has been given by A.J.B. B.resford

    Ely Cathedral

  • The centre compartment has three projecting canopies, the faces of which are enriched with mosaic, the angles are crocketed, and finished at the bottom with roses and grotesque figures.

    Ely Cathedral


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  • Had there been ever any feud

    'Twixt earth and sky, a mighty will

    Closed it: the crocketed dark trees,

    A dark house, dark impossible

    Cloud-towers, one star, one lamp, one peace

    Held on an everlasting lease:

    —Edward Thomas, 'The Other'

    March 2, 2009