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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Finial  \Fin"*i*al\,  n.  [L.  finire  to  finish,  end  See  {Finish}.] 
  (Arch.) 
  The  knot  or  bunch  of  foliage,  or  foliated  ornament,  that 
  forms  the  upper  extremity  of  a  pinnacle  in  Gothic 
  architecture;  sometimes  the  pinnacle  itself 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  finial 
  n  :  an  ornament  at  the  top  of  a  spire  or  gable;  usually  a 
  foliated  fleur-de-lis 




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