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copestone

[kohp-stohn] /ˈkoʊpˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
the top stone of a building or other structure.
2.
a stone used for or in coping.
3.
the crown or completion; finishing touch.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; cope2 + stone
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British Dictionary definitions for copestone

capstone

/ˈkæpˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
one of a set of slabs on the top of a wall, building, etc
2.
(mountaineering) a chockstone occurring at the top of a gully or chimney
3.
a crowning achievement; peak: the capstone of his career

copestone

/ˈkəʊpˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
Also called coping stone. a stone used to form a coping
2.
Also called capstone. the stone at the top of a building, wall, etc
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