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  • n. Plural form of moulding.


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  • The round piers and responds of the choir, the two south piers and one north pier of the nave (with their cushion caps), the main arches (with their label mouldings in the choir and transept), the round arched and labelled windows in choir, transept, and nave, and the interlaced arcades in the nave, all point to a somewhat advanced period of Norman work.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

  • The upper stage, which is much less lofty, has also two two-light windows on each face, surmounted by crocketed ogee label mouldings and finials.

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

  • Upon the cross-springers the mouldings are a large keeled round having on either side a hollow between fillets, while the groin-ribs are moulded as in the Markenfield Chapel.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon A Short History of the Church and a Description of Its Fabric

  • The mouldings are the same as in the choir, but the effect of their arrangement is richer.

    The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].

  • It is used extensively for house flooring and inside finishing, such as mouldings, door jambs, and casings.

    Seasoning of Wood

  • The glass over the chimney is framed in that new fashion of applied mouldings which is so trumpery and vulgar.

    The Celibates

  • Externally, the house was still provincial; but internally everything revealed the purveyor of the Directory and the bad taste of the money-changer, -- for instance, columns in stucco, glass doors, Greek mouldings, meaningless outlines, all styles conglomerated, magnificence out of place and out of season.

    The Jealousies of a Country Town

  • No reservations Run by Englishman Mark Williamson – whose Willi's Wine Bar around the corner is a favourite local bolthole for Parisian oenophiles – this handsome restaurant with oxblood walls, wedding cake mouldings and parquet floors overlooks the Palais Royal in the heart of Paris.

    10 of the best restaurants in Paris

  • The embellishments are paper craft stickers that look like wood mouldings.

    Handkerchief Box

  • A week later, on Jan. 8, a gala ceremony will be held at Madrid's Teatro Real, with its velvet armchairs and gilded mouldings and the country's royal couple in attendance.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: January 1, 2010


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