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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Cornice

CORNETTER, CORNETER, CORNICE noun One who blows a cornet.

1. In architecture, the uppermost member of the entablature of a column, or the highest projecture; that which crowns and order.

2. A little projecture in joinery or masonry; as the cornice of a chimney.

Cornice-ring of a cannon, is the ring next from the muzzle-ring backward.