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crocket


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crocket  \Crock"et\  (kr?k"?t),  n.  [OF.  croquet,  F.  crochet,  dim. 
  of  croc  hook.  See  {Crook},  and  cf  {Crotchet}.] 
  1.  (Arch.)  An  ornament  often  resembling  curved  and  bent 
  foliage,  projecting  from  the  sloping  edge  of  a  gable, 
  spire,  etc 
 
  2.  A  croche,  or  knob,  on  the  top  of  a  stag's  antler. 
 
  The  antlers  and  the  crockets.  --W.  Black. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crocket 
  n  :  an  ornament  of  curved  foliage  used  at  the  edge  of  a  spire  or 
  gable 




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