from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of inserting chips of stone or flint into the joints of rubblework while the mortar is wet. Also called garreting, garretting.


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  • In order to strengthen the mortar used in Sussex and Surrey houses and elsewhere, the process of "galleting" or "garreting" was adopted.

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