swan's neck

or swan neck


noun

a shallow S-curve used in decorative work.

Nearby words

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  3. swan maiden,
  4. swan neck,
  5. swan song,
  6. swan's neck pediment,
  7. swan's-down,
  8. swan, sir joseph wilson,
  9. swan-dive,
  10. swan-ganz catheter

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British Dictionary definitions for swan neck

swan neck

noun

a tube, rail, etc, curved like a swan's neck
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