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cornice
used in Babbitt

2 uses
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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

or:

hardened snow that hangs over a ridge or precipice
  • Its shining walls rose against April sky to a simple cornice like a streak of white fire.
    Chapter 1 (97% in)
  • He walked through the February city, where trucks flung up a spattering of slush and the sky was dark above dark brick cornices.
    Chapter 19 (21% in)

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