swan's' neck" ped'iment

Archit., Furniture.
a broken pediment, the outline of which consists of a pair of S-curves tangent to the cornice level at the ends of the pediment, rising to a pair of scrolls on either side of the center, where a finial often rises between the scrolls. Also,swan' neck" ped'iment.

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