Godroon
Godroon Go*droon" (g[-o]*dr[=oo]n"), n. [F. godron a round plait, godroon.] (Arch.) An ornament produced by notching or carving a rounded molding. [1913 Webster]

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  • godroon — /goh droohn /, n. gadroon. * * * godroon mod. var. of gadroon …   Useful english dictionary

  • godroon — /goh droohn /, n. gadroon. * * * …   Universalium

  • godroon — /gəˈdrun/ (say guh droohn) noun → gadroon …   Australian English dictionary

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  • gadroon — gadrooned, adj. gadroonage, n. /geuh droohn /, n. 1. Archit. an elaborately carved or indented convex molding. 2. a decorative series of curved, inverted flutings, or of convex and concave flutings, as on silversmith s work. Also, godroon. [1715… …   Universalium

  • godrooning — gadroonˈing or godroonˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑gadroon …   Useful english dictionary

  • ga|droon — «guh DROON», noun. one of a set of rounded beadings or flutings used as decoration, especially on molding or silverware. Also, godroon. ╂[< French godron < Middle French goderon < Old French godet < Middle Dutch codde cylindrical… …   Useful english dictionary

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