Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. masonry of squared stones laid in courses each of which is of even height throughout the length of the wall; -- distinguished from broken range work, which consists of squared stones laid in courses not continuously of even height.

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Examples

  • For long range work with a six-pounder he did not want shot that bounced about during its passage up the gun and was liable to fly off God-knew-where when it emerged.

    Flying Colours

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