finial finial

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis

Usage(s):

  • But his mask, finial, badge and troops' standard, all in one, was the helmet, on whose design much fantasy and theatrical cunning were expended.

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  1. Mediation fails in lawsuits over oldest synagogue

    Mediation has failed between the nation's oldest synagogue and first Jewish congregation, whose leaders are suing each other over a set of valuable Colonial-era Torah finial bells and over who owns and ...
    on August 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Mediation fails in lawsuits between nation's oldest synagogue, 1st Jewish congregation

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mediation has failed between the nation's oldest synagogue and first Jewish congregation, whose leaders are suing each other over a set of valuable Colonial-era Torah finial bells and over who owns and controls the 250-year-old synagogue, attorneys for both sides told The Associated Press.
    on August 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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