"cornice" in the noun sense
1. cornice, valance, valance board, pelmet
a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a wall
the topmost projecting part of an entablature
"cornice" in the verb sense
furnish with a cornice
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