Definition of Crocket

1. Noun. An architectural ornament of curved foliage used at the edge of a spire or gable.

Generic synonyms: Architectural Ornament



Definition of Crocket

1. n. An ornament often resembling curved and bent foliage, projecting from the sloping edge of a gable, spire, etc.

Definition of Crocket

1. Noun. (architecture) Any of a series of hook-shaped decorative floral elements used in Gothic architecture ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crocket

1. an architectural ornament [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocket

crocin
crocine
crock
crock of gold
crock pot
crock pots
crock up
crocked
crocker
crockeries
crockers
crockery
crockeryware
crockerywares
crocket (current term)
crocketed
crocketing
crocketings
crockets
crocking
crocklets
crockpot
crockpots
crocks
crocky
crocodile
crocodile bird
crocodile tear
crocodile tears

Literary usage of Crocket

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1. An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture by John Henry Parker (1888)
"... to squareness in the depressed and square crocket, low pitch of the roofs in late examples. ... crocket ..."

2. York Deeds by Maine Historical Society, Maine Genealogical Society (1884- ), York County (Me.). Register of Deeds (1888)
"... Relict and Administratrix to ye Estate of Thomas crocket late of ... for my Deceased husband Thomas crocket as alsoe for twelve pounds in Money paid to ..."

3. Reports of Cases Before the High Court and Circuit Courts of Justiciary in by Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Alexander Forbes Irvine (1865)
"at the last known residence in Dundee, (2) at crocket, the market cross of Forfar, and (3.) at the Sheriff Clerk's Perth- Charles office in Dundee. ..."

4. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by House of Lords, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1855)
"David crocket, her husband, predeceased her, and died about the year 1848. ... Mrs crocket survived her cousin, the late Mr John Morgan, who died on the ..."

5. The Household Narrative of Current Events by Charles Dickens (1850)
"... which they had to pass through, received a volley which took great effect, killing Lieutenant crocket, commanding the marines, and dangerously wounding ..."

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