- n. Plural form of adobe.
“We're buying our adobes from a local family, they make them out of the earth of their ejiedo.”
“These bricks, dried in the sun, were called adobes, and were plastered together and made smooth by a mortar of the same clay.”
“The adobes were the native California habitations.”
“California, are of one story, built of adobes, that is, clay made into large bricks, about a foot and a half square, and three or four inches thick, and hardened in the sun.”
“These sun-dried bricks, or "adobes," are still made, as of old, on the banks of the Nile by the following method: -- A shallow pit or bed is prepared, into which are thrown the mud, chopped straw and water in suitable proportions, and the whole mass is tramped on until it is thoroughly mixed and of the proper consistence.”
“The _enceinte_ spoken of is a mere structure of "adobes," large sun-baked blocks of mud and straw -- in short, the bricks of the”
“So if you want old school from the ground up you may have to hire and train a crew to make your own adobes.”
“In this area there are no commercial manufacturers of natural adobes.”
“Eventually, a few of his paintings that he had painted of the coast of California and included palm trees and commercial fishing boats, "which could be from the area," sold in Hilton Head, "but no adobes.”
“The handsome, brilliantly-handled austerity of late German Gothic comes to mind, as does the simple adobes of the Southwest and the geometric neo-Byzantine of Otto Wagner.”
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