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Definition of "dry-stone" []

  • Constructed by laying carefully selected stones on top of each other, and bedding them down with no mortar. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dry-stone" in a sentence
  • "Not only is the setting splendid, but the drive to get here, along narrow lanes lined with dry-stone walls and punctuated with rustic farms and remote villages, is highly scenic too."
  • "The severe frost heaving, which causes the stone walls to move up in the winter then back down in spring when the ground thaws, often doesn't cause damage to dry-stone wall construction (walls that don't use mortar or cement to bond the rocks together)."
  • "Cornish hedges are similar to dry-stone walls but with a wider earth core between the stone sides and a wide concave top, or "batter"."
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