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Antefix Explained

antefix at English irregular forms Of Explained:

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Antefix at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antefix \An"te*fix`\, n.; pl. E. {Antefixes}; L. {Antefixa}. [L.
ante + fixus fixed.] (Arch.)
(a) An ornament fixed upon a frieze.
(b) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the
joint tiles of the roof.
(c) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice,
sometimes pierced for the escape of water.

antefix at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

antefix
n : carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the
joints between tiles
[also: {antefixa} (pl)]

antefix at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » antefixa||lang=la, from past participle of Inter: term » antefigo||lang=la|to fasten in front of

Noun

Inter: en-noun » antefixae|pl2=antefixes
  • Inter: architectur » e The vertical blocks which terminate the covering tiles of the roof of a Roman, Etruscan, or Greek temple.
    1. Inter: architectur » e Any decoration serving to cover the ends of roofing tiles.


    Translation: pl » antefix