from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A curved ruffle or fluted ornament of great variety in form, used in costume, and in architectural and other artistic decoration. Also, erroneously, gadroon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Arch.) An ornament produced by notching or carving a rounded molding.
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- noun architecture An
ornamentproduced by notchingor carvinga rounded moulding.
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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!