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FINIAL (a variant of " final "; Lat. ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 376 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FINIAL (a variant of " final "; Lat. finis, end), an architectural term for the termination of a pinnacle, gable end, buttress, or canopy, consisting of a bunch of foliage, which bears a close affinity to the crockets (q.v.) running up the gables, turrets or spires, and in some cases may be formed by uniting four or more crockets together. Sometimes the term is in-correctly applied to a small pinnacle of which it is only the termination (see Era).
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