noun en·cor·bel·ment \ə̇nˈkȯ(r)bəlmənt, en-\
variants: or


\ə̇nˈkȯ(r)bəlmənt, en-\

Definition of encorbelment



  1. :  projection of each course of masonry over the one below it

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Origin and Etymology of encorbelment

French encorbellement, from Middle French encorbelement, from en in (from Latin in) + corbel + -ment — more at corbel

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a brief usually trivial fact

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