noun cross·ette \(ˈ)krȯ¦set\

Definition of crossette



  1. 1 :  a projection at a corner of the architrave of a door or window —called also ancon, ear, elbow

  2. 2 :  a projection in a voussoir (as of a flat arch) fitting into a corresponding recess in the adjacent voussoir

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Origin and Etymology of crossette

French crossette, diminutive of crosse crosier (pastoral staff) — more at crosier

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to cast off or become cast off

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