croisette

[kraw-set, kro-]

crossette

or croi·sette, cros·ette

[kraw-set, kro-]
noun Architecture.
  1. a projection at a corner of a door or window architrave.

Origin of crossette

1720–30; < French, diminutive of crosse. See crosse, -ette
Also called dog-ear, dog's-ear, elbow.
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Contemporary Examples of croisette

  • In the meantime, here are eight movies people are talking about on the Croisette, and the inside scoop from the Riviera.

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    Cannes' Eight Buzziest Films

    Anne Thompson

    May 19, 2009

Historical Examples of croisette