Except for the falling of a part of a cornice, the building was complete.
Yo' moved the ladder when I was on the cornice, and I walked all ever yo' head.
The eyeglass focussed upon the cornice, and glared at a fly which found itself belated there.
The windows are lintelled and the cornice is of the typical Turkish form.
A reeded ovolo and deeply cut and drilled denticulated member lend sufficient emphasis to the string course of the cornice.
The supporting part in a Greek Doric cornice is extremely small.
The great apse externally retains its decoration with superimposed shafts and cornice, as in Turmanin and Kalb-Lauzeh.
The entablature is a positive triumph in cornice, frieze and architrave.
There was a little tapping sound outside, against the cornice.
The cornice, of which the frieze is adorned with eight masks, rests on corbels.
1560s, from Middle French corniche (16c.) or directly from Italian cornice "ornamental molding along a wall," perhaps from Latin coronis "curved line, flourish in writing," from Greek koronis "curved object" (see crown). Perhaps influenced by (or even from) Latin cornicem, accusative of cornix "crow" (cf. corbel).