Definition of "corbelled" []

  • Having corbels. (adjective)

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Use "corbelled" in a sentence
  • "You'll need a black belt in jargon to describe some of these features – is that a mix of banded and vermiculated rustication on those corbelled columnar shafts?"
  • "Most castles and churches had wooden roofs as the technique for making the corbelled (or other) stone roofs was complicated and put a lot of weight on the walls."
  • "Built entirely from salvaged materials, the folly became an exercise in utilizing familiar construction components in unconventional, yet visually striking ways: stacked chunks of 2×4s evoke corbelled masonry, corrugated galvanized steel hand-flattened and trimmed set off a sleek shingled rooftop, and tension-reinforced rafter-tail cutoffs form the distinct conical cover."
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