box cornice

noun Carpentry.
a hollow cornice of boards and moldings nailed to rafters and lookouts.
Also, boxed cornice.
Also called closed cornice.
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It carries a box cornice and a hipped roof broken by hipped dormers.
The church has a plain box cornice along the east and west façades which
  parallel the ridge of the roof.
Covering it is a gable roof with box cornice and a single non-original dormer
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