Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of finial.

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Examples

  • One of the known Tipu tiger finials is in the collection of the British queen.

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  • The site's real importance, however, lies in the 13 third-millennium B.C. "royal" tombs that were excavated here, yielding an array of weapons and jewelry along with several long staffs with stag finials, interpreted variously as standrads from funeral carts or supports for fabric canopies.

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  • The throne was dismantled following the Tipu's death, and modern experts thought that only three of the tiger "finials" still existed in museums or private collections around the world - until the Canadian one was recently discovered.

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  • The throne was dismantled following Tipu's death in 1799, and modern experts thought that only three of the tiger "finials" still existed in museums or private collections around the world - until the Canadian one was recently discovered.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • Their finials come in a plain box and they order them by a picture.

    Finial

  • He says the time period is often overlooked by designers because it seems "creepy," but the "finials and arches all point up to God."

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  • Pagodas can be found in lamp finials, tabletop decoration or in something as simple as a napkin ring.

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  • But the square posts and pointed finials have taken on outsized importance in the District's Democratic primary contest for mayor.

    D.C. mayor, opponent at odds over fence issue

  • “Decorative embellishments like finials on the rod, medallions and tie-backs with big tassels make a window treatment look very rich, but not too busy.”

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  • The spacious office was one of twenty luxurious rooms in a mansion that personified the historical Dutch East Indies architecture with its steeply pitched gables, large airy rooms, and soaring finials.

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