plural -s
: a projection at a corner of the architrave of a door or window

called also ancon, ear, elbow

: a projection in a voussoir (as of a flat arch) fitting into a corresponding recess in the adjacent voussoir

Word History


French crossette, diminutive of crosse crosier (pastoral staff)

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“Crossette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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