coping

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

cop·ing

noun \ˈkō-piŋ\

architecture : the top layer of a brick or stone wall that is usually higher on one end than the other to allow rain to be carried off easily

Full Definition of COPING

:  the covering course of a wall usually with a sloping top

First Known Use of COPING

1601

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

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