noun see gadroon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gadrooning — /geuh drooh ning/, n. ornamentation with gadroons. [1880 85; GADROON + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gadrooning — ga·droon·ing …   English syllables

  • gadrooning — noun see gadroon I …   Useful english dictionary

  • go|droon|ing — «guh DROO nihng», noun. = gadrooning. (Cf. ↑gadrooning) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fluting and reeding — ▪ architecture also called  gadrooning        in architectural decoration, surfaces worked into a regular series of (vertical) concave grooves or convex ridges, frequently used on columns. In Classical architecture fluting and reeding are used in …   Universalium

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