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ac·co·lade / ˈakəˌlād; -ˌläd/ • n. 1. an award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgment of merit. ∎  an expression of praise or admiration. 2. a touch on a person's shoulders with a sword at the bestowing of a knighthood.

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accolade

accolade salutation on the bestowal of knighthood. XVII. — F. accolade — Pr. acolada, f. Rom. *accollāre embrace about the neck, f. AC- + L. collum neck; see COLLAR, -ADE.

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accolade

accolade. Two ogee curves meeting above or within an arch, and rising to a finial, usually associated with late-Gothic work, e.g. over a doorway or in a screen.

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