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accolade

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

A rich ornamental treatment made up of two ogee curves meeting in the middle, as found over a door, window, or arch.

accolade

[′ak·ə‚läd or lād]
(architecture)
Decorative molding in which two ogee curves meet centrally over the top of a window or door.

accolade

accolade
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.
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The Accolade means so much to Beamish, for our staff, volunteers and most importantly our visitors and we are very proud to have been awarded this.
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Accolade is hoping 3,500 retailers will register at the site over the next year and gain access to newsletters, free point of purchase material, prize draws for stock and Q&A forums with industry experts.
These improvements ultimately benefit the consumers at the heart of our business," said Bryan Jackson, Director of Planning and Customer Service at Accolade Wines.
Rhian Huws Williams, the council's chief executive, said: "This is the social care workforce's time to shine and we would urge high performing teams, groups and organisations from Cardiff to submit an entry to the accolades.
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