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Definitiona decorative border along the top of a building's exterior wall
a decorative molding between the ceiling and the top of a wall
- It was a broad panelled staircase, with massive balustrades of some dark wood; cornices above the doors, ornamented with carved fruit and flowers; and broad seats in the windows.Chapters 49-51 (39% in)
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