Crocket

A crocket is a hook-shaped decorative element common in Gothic architecture. It is in the form of a stylised carving of curled leaves, buds or flowers which is used at regular intervals to decorate the sloping edges of spires, finials, pinnacles, and wimpergs. When used to decorate the capital of columns, these are called crocket capitals. This el...
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Crocket

• (n.) A croche, or knob, on the top of a stag`s antler. • (n.) An ornament often resembling curved and bent foliage, projecting from the sloping edge of a gable, spire, etc.
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crocket

noun an architectural ornament of curved foliage used at the edge of a spire or gable
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Crocket

Crock'et noun [ Old French croquet , F. crochet , dim. of croc hook. See Crook , and confer Crotchet .] 1. (Architecture) An ornament often resembling curved and bent foliage, projecting from the sloping edge of a gable, spire, etc. 2. A croc...
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Crocket

A projecting, foliate ornament of a capital, pinnacle, gable or buttress.
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Crocket

An ornamental foliate form placed at regularly spaced intervals on the slopes and edges of the spires, pinnacles, gables, and similar elements of Gothic buildings.
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Crocket

Curling leaf-shape.
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Crocket

Curling leaf-shape.
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crocket

in architecture, a small, independent, sharply projecting medieval ornament, usually occurring in rows, and decorated with foliage. In the late 12th ...
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Crocket

In Gothic architecture, a crocket is an ornament often resembling curved and bent foliage, projecting from the sloping edge of a gable, spire, etc. Crockets are used in suits and are placed equal distances apart. The earliest crockets are to be found late in the Early English style where they usually consist either of small leaves on rather long st...
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crocket

[n] - an architectural ornament of curved foliage used at the edge of a spire or gable
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