antifix

antifix

[′an·tē‚fiks]
(architecture)
In classical architecture, either an ornament at the eaves to hide the ends of the joint tiles of the roof or an ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice, sometimes pierced so that water can flow through.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.