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consistory

History; Medieval

either the diocesan court, or the pope and cardinals' convocation, from a general term for 'council'.

constable

History; Medieval

the title of an officer given command of an army or an important garrison. Also the officer who commands in the king's absence.

convocation

History; Medieval

church synod debating ecclesiastical matters.

coping

History; Medieval

the covering course of a wall either flat or sloping to throw off the weather.

corbel

History; Medieval

A projecting block of stone built into a wall during construction. It was used to hold up an arch.

corbel table

History; Medieval

row of corbels supporting a parapet or cornice.

corinthian

History; Medieval

graceful column, with base and elaborately carved capital of acanthus leaves.

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