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cornice
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a decorative border along the top of a building's exterior wall

or:

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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