cope·​stone ˈkōp-ˌstōn How to pronounce copestone (audio)
: a stone forming a coping
: a finishing touch : crown

Word History

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of copestone was in 1567

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“Copestone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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