copestone

noun
cope·​stone | \ ˈkōp-ˌstōn How to pronounce copestone (audio) \

Definition of copestone

1 : a stone forming a coping
2 : a finishing touch : crown

First Known Use of copestone

1567, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Copestone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copestone. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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