Definition of Godroon

1. n. An ornament produced by notching or carving a rounded molding.



Definition of Godroon

1. Noun. (architecture) An ornament produced by notching or carving a rounded moulding. ¹

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Definition of Godroon

1. gadroon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Godroon

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godord
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godovikovite
godown
godowns
godpapa
godpapas
godparent
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godroon (current term)
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Literary usage of Godroon

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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"godroon. A convex rounded ornament, differing from a unit of Reeding in not having parallel sides and uniform section throughout. ..."

2. Beaten Paths: And Those who Trod Them by Thomas Colley Grattan (1862)
"Are you quite ready, godroon ?" " Intirely so, Sir," replied " the drag," with an alacrity that was reassuring. " Then take your pole and take care of ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"[< F. godron, a plait, ruffle, godroon.] A curved ruffle or fluted ornament of great variety in form, used in costume, and in architectural and other ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"godroon, or GADROON f Гг. godron, of unknown etymology), in architecture, a convex decoration (said to be derived from raised work on linen) applied in ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1856)
"In the centre is a medallion, two-and-a-quarter inches in diameter, set in a raised godroon circle, bearing the royal arms within the garter, supported by ..."

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