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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·nice /ˈkɔrnəs, nɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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