cor·nice /ˈkɔrnəs, nɪʃ/
Cor·nice n. Arch. 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.
Cornice ring, the ring on a cannon next behind the muzzle ring.
n 1: a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the
top of a window casing [syn: valance, valance board,
2: a molding at the corner between the ceiling and the top of a
3: the topmost projecting part of an entablature
v : furnish with a cornice