crocket

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Anglo-Norman croquet (curl of hair), from Old Northern French, variant of Old French crochet, diminutive of croc (hook), which is also present in English archaically in the architectural sense as crochet, crotchet.

Noun[edit]

crocket (plural crockets)

  1. (architecture) Any of a series of hook-shaped decorative floral elements used in Gothic architecture.

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