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Noun: cornice  kor-nis
  1. A decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    - valance, valance board, pelmet
  2. A moulding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall
  3. The topmost projecting part of an entablature
Verb: cornice  kor-nis
  1. (architecture) furnish with a cornice

Derived forms: cornicing, cornices, corniced

Type of: framework, furnish, molding [N. Amer], moulding [Brit, Cdn], projection, provide, render, supply

Part of: entablature

Encyclopedia: Cornice