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crown molding

noun

Simple Definition of crown molding

  • : a long, narrow decorative piece of wood that is used in some rooms to cover the place where the walls and ceiling come together

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crown molding

  1. :  molding that crowns a surface or structure; especially :  molding that runs between the top of an internal wall and a ceiling

1946

First Known Use of crown molding

1946


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