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antefixal (adjective), more antefixal, most antefixal
A reference to carved ornaments at the eaves of a roof to hide the joints between the tiles: The antefixal embellishment used on the building material at the top of Adam's house was used as an example for many architects because the links between the rows of material were completely concealed from view.
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