godroon


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

godroon

(ɡəˈdruːn)
n
1. (Antiques) a variant spelling of gadroon
2. (Architecture) a variant spelling of gadroon
goˈdrooned adj
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The scrupulous study of the handle of the door leading out of the trustees' room (a cartouche framed in pearls bearing the letters PL; leafy sprays, bound by a ribbon; a rosette in a small coffer and a boss in godroons, etc.
Nicolas Coldstream points out to me that the crosshatched areas may have been godroons, therefore imitative of probably Attic LG models; cf.