- a sculptured ornament, especially on a capital, having the form of a basket.
Origin of corbeil
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Historical Examples of corbeil
With the fall of Corbeil both the Seine and Marne were re-opened.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete
John Lothrop Motley
We are just arriving at Corbeil, where we shall change horses.The Buccaneer Chief
After a number of attempted reconciliations, he was outlawed and died at Corbeil .
The brothers established and endowed hospitals at Corbeil and at Neuilly-sur-Seine.
In recognition of their generosity the city of Corbeil erected a monument in their honour.
- architect a carved ornament in the form of a basket of fruit, flowers, etc