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crest•ing



Pronunciation: (kres'ting), [key]
n.
1. Archit.a decorative coping, balustrade, etc., usually designed to give an interesting skyline.
2. Furniture.ornamentation either carved or sawed in the top rail of a piece or else added to it.
3. a system of ornamental ridges or flutes on a piece of plate armor.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

crestfallencrest rail

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