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Crossette

A lateral projection of the architrave moldings of Classical doors and windows at the extremities of the lintel or head; a small projecting part of an arch stone, which hangs upon an adjacent stone.

crossette

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1. A decorative embellishment, such as a molding around one corner of a door, window, or fireplace opening, that somewhat resembles a squared-off ear; especially popular during the latter half of the 18th century; also called a dog’s ear.
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The calm waters of the Bay of Cannes, the internationally famous promenade of La Crossette and romantically winding back streets of this fairy tale town set the backdrop to its best-known and most glamorous event, the ubiquitous Cannes Film Festival where movie stars, celebrities and entertainment royalty jostle seeking ever more fame and fortune.
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(35.) Barbara Crossette, "Vatican holds up abortion debate at talks in Cairo," The New York Times, September 8, 1994.
(8) Nestroy, supra note 1, at 340; Barbara Crossette, Non, Tries to
(190.) Crossette, supra note 174, at A3; Heindel, supra note 172, at 353, 357 (stating that opponents of U.S.
(18.) Barbara Crossette, State of World Population 2010--From Conflict and Crisis to Renewal: Generations of Change (N.
Simon Tisdall, a noted analyst of international affairs, citing American journalist Barbara Crossette, observes: "'The violence' is a reminder that many Kashmiris still do not consider themselves part of India and profess that they never will," she said.
(14) Barbara Crossette, As Hijacking Drama Plays Out, Views on Taliban Shift, N.Y.
They have to adjust their sights now too and recognize that they are not going to get an exemption from this court." Barbara Crossette, U.S.
--Barbara Crossette, a former New York Times correspondent and bureau chief, on the Romenesko page at www.poynter.org
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