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The corresponding cyma was of the same material and similarly decorated.
The cornice is of grey marble with a 'cyma recta' section, and is carved with an upright leaf.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople|Alexander Van Millingen
Illic hirundo, a sua peregrinatione reversa, sub trabe nidi lutabat hospitium.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
The Doric cyma is commonly called the beak-moulding, the Lesbian cyma the cyma reversa.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber
When the crowning moulding of an entablature is of the cyma form, it is called a “cymatium.”