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ashlar

noun ash·lar \ˈash-lər\

Definition of ASHLAR

1
:  hewn or squared stone; also :  masonry of such stone
2
:  a thin squared and dressed stone for facing a wall of rubble or brick
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Origin of ASHLAR

Middle English asheler, from Anglo-French aiseler, from Old French, traverse beam, from aissele, diminutive of ais plank, from Latin axis, alteration of assis
First Known Use: 14th century

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