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CROCKET (Ital. uncinetti, Fr. crochet...

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 477 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CROCKET (Ital. uncinetti, Fr. crochet, crosse, Ger. Hdklein, Knollen), in architecture, an ornament running up the sides of gablets, hood-moulds, pinnacles, spires; generally a winding stem like a creeping plant, with flowers or leaves projecting at intervals, and terminating in a finial.
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