Definitions for: Antefix


[n] carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles



Webster (1913) Definition: An"te*fix`, n.; pl. E. Antefixes; L. Antefixa. [L.
ante + fixus fixed.] (Arch.)
(a) An ornament fixed upon a frieze.
(b) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the
joint tiles of the roof.
(c) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice,
sometimes pierced for the escape of water.

See Also: architectural ornament

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