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  • n. A kind of masonry in which the outer faces of the wall are ashlar, the space between being filled with broken stone and mortar. Cross layers of stone are interlaid as binders.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of masonry in which the outer faces of the wall are ashlar, the space between being filled with broken stone and mortar. Cross layers of stone are interlaid as binders.

Etymologies

French or Latin emplecton, from Ancient Greek εμπλέκω ("to plait or weave in"); εν ("in") + πλέκω ("to twist, weave"). (Wiktionary)

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