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    cornice

    cornice - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cornice

    Definition
    (noun) a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
    Synonyms : pelmet , valance , valance board
    Definition
    (noun) a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall Definition
    (noun) the topmost projecting part of an entablature Definition
    (verb) furnish with a cornice
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cornice

corn(cone) + ice ..visualize a cone with a huge topping of ice-cream.

Corner+ nice= some thing nice in the corner.

Imagine a museum roof decorated with corn and other grains preserved in ice.

a Horn with COpious Amounts of COrn! Plentiful!

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