cope-stone

copestone

[kohp-stohn]
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:
1560–70; cope2 + stone

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copestone (ˈkəʊpˌstəʊn)
 
n
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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