crown molding


Definition of crown molding

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

Examples of crown molding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The living room has a chandelier and crown molding, the dining room has ceiling beams and the library has built-in shelves. oregonlive, 10 June 2022 Unlike boarding houses, longterm hotels or barebones flats, many of the fashionable apartment houses had high ceilings and crown molding dressing up the parlor. oregonlive, 4 June 2022 The formal dining, with a bay window and crown molding, can accommodate a table for 12. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 Custom touches, including window treatments, ceiling fans, wainscoting, vast millwork, crown molding, French doors and wood floors, give each room a cozy and peaceful feeling. Karen A. Avitabile,, 5 Apr. 2022 The detail work in the interior of the home includes crown molding and paneling along the walls, a coffered ceiling in the living room, plus a gallery-like hallway at the entrance. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 16 July 2021 In the master bedroom, a mirror and sconces are centered between classical architectural elements of columns and crown molding to create a dramatic headboard. Cathy Whitlock, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Jan. 2022 Adding crown molding to your home is a surprisingly cost-efficient way to spruce up your space. Medgina Saint-elien, House Beautiful, 10 Sep. 2021 The four-bedroom, 3½-bathroom home features wood shutters, crown molding, energy-efficient windows and surround sound. Dallas News, 20 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of crown molding

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crown molding was in 1946

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Last Updated

1 Jul 2022

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“Crown molding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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