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crocket

crocket

noun crock·et \ˈkrä-kət\

Definition of CROCKET

:  an ornament usually in the form of curved and bent foliage used on the edge of a gable or spire
crock·et·ed \-kə-təd\ adjective

Origin of CROCKET

Middle English croket, from Anglo-French, crook, diminutive of croc hook, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse krōkr hook
First Known Use: 1673

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