crown molding

noun
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

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

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First Known Use of crown molding

1946

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CROWN MOLDING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of crown molding for English Language Learners

  • : a long, narrow decorative piece of wood that is used in some rooms to cover the place where the walls and ceiling come together


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