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ancon

[′aŋ‚kän]
(architecture)
A bracket, elbow, or console at the top of a wall or window jamb to support a cornice.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ancon, (pl.) ancones

ancon, 2
ancon, 1
1. A scrolled bracket or console, 1 which supports a cornice or entablature over a door or window.
2. A projecting boss on a column drum or wall block.
3. A cramp to fasten blocks of stone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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