Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Cornices, copings, sills and string courses should all be so weathered.

It is pale pink in tone with window-casings and copings of French gray.

The stones of Point Levi are used for building houses and fortifications; all copings are made of this stone.

Men were sent out with baskets to gather the limp little bodies from piazzas, window ledges, and copings.

In this condition the edges of copings, etc., can be rounded by edging tools such as cement sidewalk workers use.

The St. Lawrence is frozen over, and the copings and escarpments of the old fortress sparkle white under a flying moon.

Their lawns were growing a little ragged, their stone steps and copings revealing cracks.

Yellow wallflowers bloomed about the copings; ivy slid its white rootlets into every crevice.

The sashes, the sills, the copings, were dusted oftener than the most precious sculptures in the Louvre.

It was without the smoke-box, cab, or copings, which had to be fixed subsequently.