Entry: finials (n.)
In context: "...whitewashed WASP church roofs' finials further west..."
Definition: An ornament placed upon the apex of a roof, pediment, or gable, or upon each of the corners of a tower, etc.; a similar ornament serving as a termination to a canopy or the like, or to the end of an open seat in a church.
SNOOT score: 1
Source: Oxford English Dictionary