Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house.
a horizontal molded top that projects outward.
The uppermost portion of an entablature; often used to indicate the projecting horizontal element (to shed rainwater and for decoration) at the top of a building, or a similar feature (often in plaster) at the top of the wall of a room.
On the exterior of a house, construction under the eaves or where the roof and walls meet. Also, a projecting decorative molding that crowns or finishes the top of a wall or building.