crocketed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj crocketed (of a gable or spire) furnished with a crocket (an ornament in the form of curved or bent foliage) "a crocketed spire"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Crocketed (Arch) Ornamented with crockets.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crocketed Furnished with crockets; ornamented with crockets.
    • crocketed Having crockets, or terminal snags: said of stags' horns.
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Usage

In literature:

Even the broken finial and the two crockets lying on the ground expose your ignorance.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Oct. 17, 1917" by Various
I is sorry you doesn't like dese crockets, fur de madame made un wid her own clean red hands.
"Miriam Monfort" by Catherine A. Warfield
Eight crocketed pinnacles are added to the spire, which is octangular, and has a row of crockets at each angle.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Dawson Turner
All the pinnacles and canopies over the arches have crockets.
"The Cathedral Church of Peterborough" by W.D. Sweeting
Their elaborately-carved seats projected far into the body of the church, and their crocketed pinnacles shot up almost to the ceiling.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
The crocketed spire of the Church of St. Nicholas is two hundred and seventy feet high.
"Fifth Avenue" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
Below this is a cusped arch in each light of the triforium with a crocketed gable ending in a finial above it.
"The Cathedral Church of York" by A. Clutton-Brock
Above, soaring upward, rises the later crocketted spire.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Norwich" by C. H. B. Quennell
The north-eastern and the small east buttresses terminate just beneath, in gables richly ornamented with minute crockets.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle" by C. King Eley
The exterior is all flying buttresses, crocketed pinnacles, and sculpture.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
These have also crockets.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
Overhead, a trefoil canopy pinacled and crocketed.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Priory Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield" by George Worley
The angles are marked by bold crockets.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
There is a finely crocketed ogee west door and plain south porch.
"Edge Hill" by Edwin Walford
Rich crockets, finials, and pinnacles.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
Over these rises a crocketed finial, and the whole is surmounted by a cross.
"The Bristol Royal Mail" by R. C. Tombs
This again is surmounted by an elegant octagonal spire of the Later Decorated style, and crocketed at the angles.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
The capitals of the prismatic pillars and the key-stones of the arches were adorned with escutcheons, fleur-de-lys, flowers and crockets.
"Rheims and the Battles for its Possession" by Various
Nothing is easier than to say that windows in which crocketed canopywork occurs are Gothic, and that those with arabesque are Renaissance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
The base of this monument is divided into six panels, in each of which is a figure beneath a cusped and crocketed arch.
"Nooks and Corners of Pembrokeshire" by H. Thornhill Timmins
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In news:

Crocket earns district time in 100 backstroke .
Crocket earns district time in 100 backstroke.
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