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1. the ceremonial gesture used to confer knighthood, originally an embrace, now a touch on the shoulder with a sword
2. Architect a curved ornamental moulding, esp one having the shape of an ogee arch
accolade[′ak·ə‚läd or lād]
Decorative molding in which two ogee curves meet centrally over the top of a window or door.
An ornamental treatment, used over an arch, a door, or a window, composed of two ogee curves meeting in the middle; often a richly decorated molding.