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1 Romanesque ovolo moulding enriched with sculpted beak-heads.

2 Any moulding with a convex top and a concave underside meeting at a point, in section resembling the beak of a bird of prey, as on a string-course.

3 Doric moulding related to the cyma recta.

4 Crossette in the sense of a volute at the upper corner of a door-or window-architrave.

Subjects: Architecture.


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