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pinnacle
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(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower WordNet 3.0
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(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower WordNet 3.0
(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress or tower WordNet 2020
A pinnacle is an architectural ornament originally forming the cap or crown of a buttress or small turret, but afterwards used on parapets at the corners of towers and in many other situations. Wikipedia
An upright member, generally ending in a small spire, used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire. Wiktionary
Architecture: an upright member. Wiktionary (translation)
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