Corbel

Definition of Corbel

Cor´bel   Pronunciation: kôr´bĕl
n.1.(Arch.) A bracket supporting a superincumbent object, or receiving the spring of an arch. Corbels were employed largely in Gothic architecture.
v. t.1.To furnish with a corbel or corbels; to support by a corbel; to make in the form of a corbel.
To corbel out
to furnish with a corbel of courses, each projecting beyond the one next below it.

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architecture, furnish, provide, render, supply, truss
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