gadrooned

gadroon

[guh-droon]
noun
1.
Architecture. an elaborately carved or indented convex molding.
2.
a decorative series of curved, inverted flutings, or of convex and concave flutings, as on silversmith's work.
Also, godroon.


Origin:
1715–25; < French godron (with final conformed to -oon), Middle French goderon, probably derivative of godet a kind of cup without base or handle (perhaps < Middle Dutch kodde billet, log; see -et), after the ornamentation on such cups

gadrooned, adjective
gadroonage, noun
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gadroon or godroon (ɡəˈdruːn)
 
n
1.  a moulding composed of a series of convex flutes and curves joined to form a decorative pattern, used esp as an edge to silver articles
2.  architect a carved ornamental moulding having a convex cross section
 
[C18: from French godron, perhaps from Old French godet cup, goblet, drinking vessel]
 
godroon or godroon
 
n
 
[C18: from French godron, perhaps from Old French godet cup, goblet, drinking vessel]
 
ga'drooned or godroon
 
adj
 
go'drooned or godroon
 
adj

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