crossette

or croi·sette, cros·ette

[ kraw-set, kro- ]
/ krɔˈsɛt, krɒ- /

noun Architecture.

a projection at a corner of a door or window architrave.

Nearby words

  1. crossed eyes,
  2. crossed hemianesthesia,
  3. crossed hemianopsia,
  4. crossed hemiplegia,
  5. crossed reflex,
  6. crossfire,
  7. crossfoot,
  8. crosshatch,
  9. crosshead,
  10. crossing

Origin of crossette

1720–30; < French, diminutive of crosse. See crosse, -ette

Also called dog-ear, dog's-ear, elbow.

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