or croi·sette, cros·ette

[ kraw-set, kro- ]
/ krɔˈsɛt, krɒ- /

noun Architecture.

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


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

Origin of crossette

1720–30; < French, diminutive of crosse. See crosse, -ette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020