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cornice
used in City of Bones

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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
  • From this vantage point she could see the upper floors of the old apartment buildings that lined the avenue, elaborately carved with gargoyles and ornamental cornices.
    Chapter 10 (61% in)
  • The four of them had taken shelter under a carved stone cornice.
    Chapter 18 (56% in)

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