What does antefix mean?
The definition of antefix
An”te*fix`, n.; pl. E. Antefixes; L. Antefixa.
Etym: [L. ante + fixus fixed.] (Arch.)
(a) An ornament fixed upon a frieze.
(b) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the joint tiles of the roof.
(c) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice, sometimes pierced for the escape of water.