swan–neck

noun
variants: less commonly

swan's neck

Definition of swan–neck

  1. 1 :  something (such as a piece of pipe or railing) having a gooseneck or an ogee curve: such as a :  gooseneck a b :  a bend in a handrail of a stair consisting of a ramp terminating in a knee c :  one of the S-shaped cornices of a scroll pediment

  2. 2 usually swanneck :  swanflower

swan–necked

adjective

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