Aaron's rod


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Aaron's rod

[′ar·ənz ′räd]
(architecture)
A decorative rounded molding on which are entwined a single serpent and sometimes vines and leaves.

Aaron’s rod

An ornament or molding consisting of a straight rod from which pointed leaves or scroll work emerge on either side, at regular intervals.
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Mawr, to the hysteria of war-neurosis reflected in Aaron's Rod, as presented by John Turner.
Lawrence, who in Aaron's Rod (1922) advocated "a proper and healthy and energetic slavery," in 1908 had written presciently, "If I had my way, I would build a lethal chamber as big as the Crystal Palace, with a military band playing softly.
The Ark contained three items: the tablets of stone that Moses had delivered to the people from Sinai, a jar of manna from the wilderness years of wandering, and Aaron's rod which budded.