bullnose

[ boo l-nohz ]
/ ˈbʊlˌnoʊz /

noun

Also bull's nose. Architecture.
  1. a rounded or obtuse exterior angle, as the corner made by two walls.
  2. a structural member, as a brick, used in forming such an angle.
Also called bullnose step. a step having semicircular or quadrantal ends.

Origin of bullnose

First recorded in 1835–45; bull1 + nose
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