crow step

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Related to crow step: gable, gable end, gable wall
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Synonyms for crow step

(architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall

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There is a Georgian core to the main house, elements of both fortified and domestic traditions, crow steps, a grand galleried hall and continental terraced gardens overlooking the River Avon, known as the Hanging Gardens of Hamilton.
TAMMY CROW steps onto the Olympic stage today knowing that however her team performs she will be jailed on her return home.
A character named Jim Crow steps out of the scenes and into the frame of the two touring couples, demonstrating for them how his power to segregate extends not only throughout the South, but even to New York City.
Built of white harled stone under a slate roof, exterior details include high chimney stacks, crow steps on the gables and sandstone window surrounds.