from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An overlapping arrangement of bricks or stones in which each course extends farther out from the vertical of the wall than the course below.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Corbel work or the construction of corbels; a series of corbels or piece of continuous corbeled masonry, sometimes of decorative purpose, as in the stalactite ornament of the Moslems.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In building, an overlapping arrangement of stones, bricks, etc., each course projecting beyond the one below it.
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