Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rough-faced, as taken from the quarry: noting a type of building-stone and masonry built of such stone.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Stone Masonry) Having a face left as it comes from the quarry and not smoothed with the chisel or point; -- said of stones.
“It has a rustic exterior made of quarry-faced Wisconsin fieldstone with limestone detail.”
“La Crosse architect Michael Swinghamer took Mr. Stroik's exterior concept in a rustic direction, cladding the church mainly in quarry-faced Wisconsin fieldstone.”
“Pitti Palace, and in this work left to posterity a model method of the use of quarry-faced stone blocks for the first story.”
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